Superflash Turbo

Superflash Turbo

Posted on Feb 4th 2011 | Blog, News, Product,
Charles Darwin would approve of our new Superflash Turbo. It’s an evolution in bicycle safety! We synthesized our time-tested design with a powerful 1 watt LED, then added the new attention-grabbing Turbo flash pattern. Naturally, it’s the selection that will give you peace of mind while riding day or night.We’ve just […] read more...
New Comfort GEL Tape colors

New Comfort GEL Tape colors

Posted on Feb 4th 2011 | Blog, Product,
For 2011, we’ve added a few nice new colors to our line of Comfort Cork Tape:Part #5076 Noche Suave (soft night) Part #5077 Cream Part #5078 Deep GreenWhen choosing colors we try to imagine what would look good on a variety of bikes and also colors that we don’t see every day. The Noche Suave is a bit different than […] read more...
Patch Kits are in!

Patch Kits are in!

Posted on Jan 27th 2011 | Blog, Product,
As Ben Franklin once wrote, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” We would also like to include to the list: “an occasional flat tire!” With the reality of flats in mind, we have come up with the PB Patch Kit. The kit includes 6 SKAB™ self-adhesive patches, abrading square, and repa […] read more...
Road Wrap is here!

Road Wrap is here!

Posted on Jan 20th 2011 | Blog, Product,
Our new Road Wrap Handlebar Tape harkens back to the days of Italian cycling legend Fausto Coppi. The velvety black and grey tape has retro stitching and perforated holes to create vibration dampening air pockets. – Center raised ridge increases control – Retro stitching and holes add vibration dampening air pocket […] read more...
Corky Grips

Corky Grips

Posted on Jan 13th 2011 | Blog, News, Product,
For 2011, we have some new products coming down the pipeline. One or two are top secret for now, but some we already have in our warehouse. One of the in stock newbies are the very stylish Corky Grips.By way of the Cork Oak forests of Portugal come our stylish and comfortable Corky Grips. These 100% natural cork grips […] read more...
Sometimes, you just have to leave it all behind.

Sometimes, you just have to leave it all behind.

Posted on Nov 17th 2010 | Bike Life, Blog, Product,
That’s just what Chris and I did yesterday. Loaded up the camping gear and hit the road. Actually it was the Glacier Drumlin trail which is almost right outside our office door. This makes for a fun time and a great time for a little product testing. This trip included some prototypes of some new lights, shoe covers, g […] read more...

NEW Planet Bike K.O.K.O Rack!

Posted on Jun 17th 2010 | Blog, News, Product,
Our new K.O.K.O. rack is in our warehouse and ready to ship. The K.O.K.O. Cargo Rack stands for Keep On Keepin’ On, and we designed it to be a utilitarian workhorse while maintaining clean lines and a simplicity of design. Its triple strut, 6061aluminum construction makes it super rigid and light – perfect for touring […] read more...

Spok Versatility

Posted on May 17th 2010 | Blog, Learn, Product,
It can never hurt to have an extra light on your bike. We’ve come up with some alternate mounting options for our Spok lights. Don’t feel you have to limit it to our suggestions though. You can get as creative as you’d like. […] read more...

Fall E-news Letter

Posted on Nov 6th 2009 | Blog, News, Product, Quarterly Dispatch,
Don’t forget to check out our most recent e-news letter. The e-news letter is released quarterly and contains an information section, product feature, advocacy update, and a featured supercommuter. Be sure to add yourself to the list so you receive the newsletter via e-mail in the future. […] read more...

Bike Accessories for a Safer Ride

Posted on Nov 2nd 2009 | Blog, Product,
This morning, the Los Angeles Times did a piece featuring accessories to make your bicycle ride safer. If you don’t have access to a hard copy of the newspaper, you can read it here. One of the featured items was our Spok tail light which is a very affordable, versatile single LED light. Save money and buy the set […] read more...


Posted on Oct 23rd 2009 | Blog, Product,
That’s right, wool socks just in time for all that cold rainy drizzle we’ve been suffering through for the past week. As always, Sockguy has done a phenomenal job with our newest batch. Navy blue with a grey Planet Bike logo.  […] read more...
Blaze 2W Goes Live!

Blaze 2W Goes Live!

Posted on Oct 13th 2009 | Blog, Product,
Our newest and brightest headlight, the Blaze 2W is now available for purchase on our website! See what all the LED gurus are raving about!
New Cycling Caps

New Cycling Caps

Posted on Jul 9th 2009 | Blog, Product,
We’ve partnered up with Walz Caps to produce two versions of high quality 4-panel cotton cycling caps. They come in two different sizes as well. The Planet Bike logo is embroidered on the right side.

Spring Arrivals

Posted on May 15th 2009 | Blog, Product,
Don’t forget to check out some of our new Spring Arrivals. Look for them in your local shops and on the street.
The New Backpack

The New Backpack

Posted on Apr 15th 2009 | Blog, Product,
Cargo isn’t just for ships and eighteen-wheelers anymore. Yesterday we stocked up a large portion of our warehouse with the new Escape Pod. Works great for hauling a change of clothes, lunch, or your various prized possessions. The tight seal and keyed lock keep the riff raff out.

See the Light (and be seen)

Posted on Feb 4th 2009 | Blog, Product,
We want you to be safe when you’re out pedaling around town. That’s why we developed that fantastically intense POW! POW! blink blink burst of the Superflash tail light. Did you know that we also employ that same eye-catching strobe in our Blaze 1w headlight? We do, and people are really starting to take notice. Se […] read more...

Spread the Holiday Cheer!

Posted on Dec 30th 2008 | Blog, Product,
We know you’ve spoiled your friends and family with love and gifts over the Holiday season. Isn’t it about time that you spoiled yourself? There’s no better way than treating yourself to the most awesome light sets on the planet, the Blaze 1W & Superflash light set. We’ve paired up the uber-bright Blaze 1W LED […] read more...

Interbike Wrap Up

Posted on Oct 15th 2008 | Blog, Product,
Every year it’s a big job packing up all of our stuff and moving it to the desert for a few days. It’s worth it to visit with dealers, and see our other friends in the industry. Most of the time we’re pretty happy to just run the company from the shadows, but this year a couple of us ended up making it on some film, […] read more...

Use it, but don’t lose it

Posted on Aug 21st 2008 | Bike Life, Blog, Learn, Product,
I currently live about 12 miles from the office; past the edge of town, through the country and into the next town. If, for what ever reason, I’m riding back after dark, it is VERY dark. I permanently installed a prototype Blaze Dynamo light on the front rack of my bike, and since I always ride with the same Chrome ba […] read more...

Get Some!

Posted on Aug 19th 2008 | Blog, Product,
We’ve had a lot of interest in our Blaze 1 Watt light since it was reviewed a couple of times this past spring. Well, we finally have some in stock. If you are looking for one, act now, ’cause they’re going to go quick! A large chunk of this shipment has already been sent to our distributors as well, so your local sh […] read more...

Editors Choice For Super Set

Posted on Aug 5th 2008 | Blog, Product,
We were delighted this week when the September 2008 issue of Bicycling Magazine showed up and our Blaze/Superflash light set had been bestowed with an Editors Choice award for light sets. We like to think we are doing a good job with our products, and sales have been pretty good this year, but getting a nod from a pr […] read more...

Spring is in the air!

Posted on Mar 6th 2008 | Blog, Product,
Over the last several weeks, we’ve been ramping up for spring. Trucks have been dropping by to deliver new products and more trucks have been leaving with that same new product and lots of our old favorites bound for a shop near you. We’re excited about a bunch of new products that will be hitting the shelves this […] read more...

Blaze light in the media

Posted on Oct 25th 2007 | Blog, Product,
We’re very proud of the Blaze head light. Bang for the buck, I feel it is our best light. Now that it has been teamed with the Superflash in the “Super Set” we’re starting to see more and more of them head out the door. We were delighted on Monday when it showed up in the December issue of Bicycling Magazine in this […] read more...

New Aquilo gloves in stock!

Posted on Oct 9th 2007 | Blog, Product,
Inspired by our heros of great cold weather races like Paris-Roubaix and The Iceman Cometh, the Aquilo glove will keep your fingers warm, when the weather turns cooler. Designed as a cool weather glove for early morning training rides and late season ‘cross races, the windproof Aquilo is named for the Roman personifi […] read more...
Limited Edition Pink Cascadia Fender Sets

Limited Edition Pink Cascadia Fender Sets

Posted on Sep 20th 2007 | Blog, Product,
We decided to do something fun this fall and offer a limited edition version of our Cascadia fender sets in pink. How limited is the run? We’ve got maybe 10 sets of each size left (road, hybrid, mountain, and 29er). We don’t have them up on our online store, so if you want a set please call us toll free at 866.256.8510 […] read more...
News You Can Wear

News You Can Wear

Posted on Aug 7th 2007 | Blog, Product,
We often get requests to do T-Shirts. Its been a while, but we’ve got a new design in stock as of this week.

New Swag For Your Feet

Posted on Jul 23rd 2007 | Bike Life, Blog, Product,
We just got a shipment of new red wool socks from Sock Guy today. I’m pretty stoked about how they turned out. You can buy a pair for yourself, or for the feet of someone you love.

Roadie Pump Review

Posted on Jul 5th 2007 | Blog, Product,
Our product design philosophy consists of two main tenets. We realize that sometimes it’s hard to get up the motivation to ride, so the first rule is that our stuff should be easy to use in order to make riding more simple and enjoyable, never more complicated. The second is that everything should be rebuildable in o […] read more...
Cascadia thoughts, from Cascadia

Cascadia thoughts, from Cascadia

Posted on Mar 15th 2007 | Bike Life, Blog, Product,
When we were looking to find a good name for our new fenders, we wanted a word that would conjure up thoughts of misty mountains, foggy hinterlands, driving rain, slop and sleet, without sounding like a bad ride. That’s tough to do. But we knew of a place, where all those things can hit at a moments notice, but the rid […] read more...