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Cleverhood: Worldwide Weather Testing

Insights, livable cities

“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…

A Special Unsanctioned Birthday Deal!

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Read this blog and get $50 cash back. Or, lease one of our brand new rain capes for just pennies a day. Come on down. It’s our January 22 Birthday Deal! Whether it’s snowing or scorching where you…

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

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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

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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?

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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

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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…

Urban Adventure Guy’s Gift List

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“Adventure is worthwhile.” ~ Aesop Like Bear Grylls or Sir Ran Fiennes, Urban Adventure Guy thrives on adventure. He relies on his own resourcefulness. He pushes his limits. He’s undaunted by weather. But it’s the urban landscapes that…

Charmed by Providence’s Last Good Tooth

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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…

A Livable City: Chicago-Style

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There are a number of ingredients that make up a Livable City. People respond well to jobs, education, culture and good health, for example. That attracts more artists, entrepreneurs and happier citizens. You’ll also notice that a Livable…

People Who Talk About Rain

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Recently, the snappy Momentum Magazine of Vancouver ran a contest featuring a Cleverhood rain cape as the prize. Their conditions were simple: Tell us what you enjoy most about riding in the rain. Fortunately we didn’t have to…