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Take It For A Ride

May 27, 2011
Take It For A Ride
This clever device makes it easy to bike to and from the wine shop.

bike_wine_rackIn case you weren't in the know, May is National Bike Month. While riding a bike is good for your health, helps reduce stress, saves money on gas and reduces your carbon footprint, it's also great for transporting a bottle of wine.

This handy, handmade leather bicycle wine rack ($30) is perfect for toting a bottle home from the wine shop--or even to enjoy along with a picnic in the middle of a long, weekend-afternoon ride. It will also make you look super slick during a short trek to a friend's place for a BBQ. Stylish and unique, this rack is a necessary accessory for any wine-loving bicyclist. (Or hipster--let's be honest.)

The rack easily attaches to any one-inch bike frame with the provided antique brass fasteners. The rack is actually more secure than it looks thanks to hidden metal clamps that ensure the bottle stays in place. The oil-treated, vegetable-tanned leather will only look better as it ages--much like some of the bottles you're sure to take with you.

Click here to buy the rack. And if there's a wine-transport gadget you think is even more clever, tell us about it below.

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