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Category - Insights

Connecting with: “Handmade and Built to Last”

Insights, Livable Cities

We have a globally distributed customer base. As you can see here from our analysis, there’s a width swath of vegetation on this planet (global warming notwithstanding). Where there’s greenery, there’s rain, which gives you a broad sense…

Performance Fashion: Utilitarian Couture

Insights, Livable Cities, News

The World Meteorological Agency is pushing for greater awareness of climate change with the hope that will lead to smart planning and better behaviors. If you’re like us, you probably spent World Meteorological Day singing weather songs and…

Keep a Weather Eye Out for Us this March

Insights, Livable Cities

We’ve got a number of cool, livable cities on our itinerary this March: Seattle, Vancouver, London, Toronto, Washington DC and others. It’s not a shabby line-up. We’re looking at three bike shows, a National conference, local shops, various…

Cleverhood: Worldwide Weather Testing

Insights

“An old concept given impressively new life.” — Brian Palmer, Isle of Islay, Scotland There’s another snowstorm here, roads to plow, sidewalks to shovel and bracing cold. “Weather builds character” is something we say in New England. That’s…

Join Us for America’s Biggest Bike Party or Burble in Slithy Toves

Insights, Livable Cities

The USA’s biggest bike party is coming up fast in New York City. You do not want to miss this – wherever you are. The TD Five Boro Bike Tour is 32,000 people biking 40 easy miles through…

Let’s Get Personal about Rainwear

Insights

Come see our etchings! Vogue characterized the Cleverhood as an “inventive cover-up” with transformative powers. It’s “a chic shroud” of mystery — with special utilitarian features like weather-proofing and thumb-loops. The Cleverhood attracts a certain set. Cleverhood people…

Have You Seen Forbes Best Holiday Gifts for Cyclists 2013?

Insights, News

We’re not ones to toot our OWN horn.  But we’ll happily defer to others.  For example, this article from Forbes this week entitled “Best Holiday Gifts for Cyclists 2013.” Somehow Cleverhood slipped in. “Here’s the gift your cyclist…

News: Lorenzo Martone Taps Cleverhood for Chic Reflective Shroud

Insights, News

Martone Cycling Co. (MCC), the fashion and design-driven bicycle brand founded by Lorenzo Martone, has added Cleverhood US-made rain capes to its popular line. Martone’s bicycles are made for city people who are seeking both beauty and performance…

Charmed by Providence’s Last Good Tooth

Insights

Last Good Tooth is a sweet, new band formed in Providence and backed by NY-based Team Love Records. It’s been written that “the band is stunning when it comes to melodies, at carving out a line with a…

People Who Talk About Rain

Insights

Recently, the snappy Momentum Magazine of Vancouver ran a contest for people who love rain featuring a Cleverhood rain cape as the prize. Their conditions were simple: Tell us what you enjoy most about riding in the rain.…