Archive for May, 2014

5 Key Items for Carefree Cycling

ImageDid you know that cycling can increase your life span? Cycling enthusiasts… cheer up and celebrate your passion. Studies have proved that people who cycle regularly tend to age slower biologically when compared to non-cyclers. However, while most people are too lazy to follow a strict regime, others say that they do not have proper sports essentials such as basic as cycling wallets. Well,   it’s time to gather your cycling essentials and start doing your bit for a healthy lifestyle.

Cycling outfit and accessories are necessary elements for a serious cycling routine. The ideal outfit for a cyclist is a short sleeved jersey, bib shorts along with arm-knee warmers. It is important to dress appropriately as per the weather. For safety it’s best to wear your helmet or a protective head gear and also don’t forget to wear appropriate shoes.

Apart from those listed above, here are the top 5 essential items one must carry while cycling:

Tools: Tools are really essential for your vehicle whether it’s a cycle or a car. It is quite possible that your cycle may get stuck at the roadside with no repair center nearby. Since bicycle is a simple tool, it doesn’t need a lot of tools. Punctures are most common so it is always advisable to carry two inner tubes, tyre levers and a pump. Some of the other essential tools are flat bedded screwdriver, torx bit and chain link extractor. Gear cable and Allen keys are also amongst the important items.

Water bottle: Water is vital for the body so carrying water while cycling is crucial. A cage is required for holding the water bottle and anything that can hold around 500Ml or more is fine. It saves the rider from dehydration and other side effects like cramps.

Cycling Wallets: It is must to carry a wallet but the normal wallets or purses take a lot of space. It is a must as you may need it for purchasing anything. The regular wallets are not safe to use as they may fall from your shorts or jersey. Cycling wallets are compact and can be kept in small pockets without any problem.

Clip less Pedals:

Clip less pedals are also known as the shoes with cleats. It helps in increasing the pedaling efficiency by easing up the upstroke and down stroke pedaling. Once you get used to them, you simply can’t enjoy cycling without them.

Lights: One of the utmost essentials, it is required for the night riders. Whether you are mountain biking or in a forest, after sunset it becomes extremely difficult to ride. A portable flashlight of high power is good for the avid riders.

Other essential items: Mudguards are required for riding in winters and winter tyres, gloves and mitts are also essential. Electronic and mechanical shifting along with brakes, health monitors such as heart rate monitors and power meters are also used by many cyclists.

It’s a must for the avid cyclers to appropriate gear and accessories. The cycling wallet is the most essential of all and since you can’t do without one- the earlier you get one, the better. Gift it to others or to yourself and now that it’s available online, life has never been easier. Grab it now!

Magic Wallets for Everyone on the Go

Magic Wallet
Optimization of wallets started way back somewhere in the 1950s and went through various innovations in and around the 1970s. The growing popularity and demand of pocket-sized light and unique wallets has led to the emergence of compact, no-fold wallets to fit the modern active lifestyle.

Gone are the days of heavy 2-fold and tri-fold wallets with a bulky look. These days, people prefer the compact and lightweight version to secure their cash and cards while on the go.

“Keep your friends close, your enemies closer and your wallets even closer.”- Joette Rockow

For active people, a bulky wallet or a clumsy money clip is really of no need. For instance, activities such as cycling, traveling or a night out requires the cash and cards to be handy. Compact wallets for men offer the best solution to carry the essentials, without worrying about the unnecessary and bulky things in your pocket.

What differentiates the slim and lightweight wallets from traditional bulky ones?

  • Minimalist approach: The most attractive aspect that makes the mobile wallets a popular choice among both men and women is their light weight and compact size. They can easily fit into the smallest pockets.
  • Convenience: The easy to use feature makes the minimalist wallets a popular choice of men and women with an active lifestyle.
  • Better safety: The compact wallets offer more safety as you can keep them closer to you, wherever you go.
  • Adequate capacity: Though of small size, these wallets possess enough space to hold your cards and cash.
  • Neat storage: You also don’t need to look out for the card you need as the lightweight wallets offer neat storage for quick sorting.
  • Water/sweat and heat resistant: Forget worrying about your cash in the wallet getting wet due to sweat from your body. These wallets with hidden pockets come with water and heat resistant properties.
  • Unisex wallets: These stylish, sleek and unique magic wallets can be used both by men and women and come in various color combinations.
  • Flexibility: The lightweight wallets can be used as an everyday wallet, a sports accessory and an excellent option to carry your essentials.

Owing to its great benefits, the small and minimalist card and cash holders have become an inseparable part of people, especially for people on the go having an active lifestyle.

What’s the magic all about?

The magical touch to the unique lightweight wallets is given by simple elastic straps held tight to hold card and cash together. Moreover, the neoprene and silicon exterior makes it stick tightly with your clothing, without the chances of slipping out.

Bulky and heavy wallets can make you feel uncomfortable. It is better to use the compact smarter versions wallets designed with a magical touch to meet your requirements.

Mother’s Day – In a Wanderlust

mountain-loving-momWhen was the last time you made your mom cry with happiness? She is the only woman who holds you tight whenever you need her to, even after hearing the hurtful words you speak to her. Moms are the most special women in our lives-right from the moment we are born. A mom loves, pampers, guides, understands us and tolerates our endless and many times meaningless grouses. This Mother’s Day make her feel special and take her on a never before vacation. Let her spread her wings and fly!

If traveling has always been on her wish list, help her explore and learn about newer cultures. Make this Mother’s Day special and take her to a dream vacation. Through the seas, clouds and over the mountains, let her discover herself. This 11th May make your mom proud and arrange a trip for her. Watch tears trickle down her graceful face with happiness. So check out some of the destination ideas for your mom:

For the beach loving mom:

A long sun bathing day or a quiet night listening to the waves, let her spend the day in the way she would love to. Seas have always been considered as a sign of calmness and it will help her relax. If you haven’t spent some quality time with her lately, it’s time to catch up and make up for the lost times. Enjoy some quiet talks or build a sand castle with her. Some of the essential things you must carry are traveling wallets, suntan lotion, beach outfits and sunglasses etc.

For the mountain loving mom:

In the serenity of the mountains and across the hills, one can always discover their lost self. Mothers seek serenity most of the time and a break from her daily chores will help her rejuvenate into a more confident self. A mountain resort with a huge golf course will bring the fun back in her life. The traveling mom needs to carry essential things like traveling wallets, clothes for the destination, medicines and toiletries among others.

For the desert lovers:

Unwind the stress! The Desert is an ideal option for those who are drawn to its beauty. It is challenging especially because of the extreme temperature changes. It is advised to drink ample water, wear appropriate clothes and avoid walking in the heat, etc.

This Mother’s Day, bring a smile to the face of that special woman in your life. Make May 11th special; something that she will remember for the rest of her life. It would be an experience that she would cherish for years to come. You can also be content that you made an effort to earn her happiness. Collect moments of togetherness and make memories!