Friday, March 22, 2013

Friday Fair Five: Bike Love

Spring is around the corner, and it is perfect weather for peddling around town.  Here are a handful of lovely accessories from Serrv for your next bike outing:

Two new handlebar baskets from the workshop of Trade Aid Integrated, a non-profit organization created to find employment for the rural poor of northern Ghana. Generations of women from 17 different communities have learned to weave the distinctive and brightly-colored bolga baskets.

Woven from durable elephant grass and dyed in lovely shades of turquoise and green, this "Turquoise & Green Bicycle Basket" from Bolgatanga, Ghana fastens to your bike with adjustable brown leather buckle straps. 9in. h x 15in. w x 10in. d
$42, Made in Ghana,

Also from the women of Trade Aid Integrated, this "Summer Stripe" Bolga bike basket is dyed in shades of turquoise, red and navy  and attaches with adjustable brown leather buckle straps. 9in. h x 15in. w x 10in. d
$42, Ghana,

Made by the artisans of Sasha Association for Craft Producers, the Retro Bicycles Double Zipper Bag has two zippered compartments and an adjustable strap for wearing crossbody.  Fully lined interior has a cell phone pocket and zippered pocket for smaller items. 8in. h x 9 1/2in. w, strap: 38in. l
$49, India,

Also from Sasha Association for Craft Producers, this embossed leather Bicycle Coin Bank has a snap-closure which allows easy access to cash.  Save for your next bike trip, a new helmet, or simply add some bike-loving charm at home.  Measures 3 3/4in. h x 6 1/2in. w x 1 3/4in. d
$22, India,

This funky and modern Circles Bracelet from Conserve India is made of recycled rubber and die cut into a pattern that reminds me of interlocking gears. Bracelet has adjustable snap closure. 7in. l x 2in. w  "Conserve India works with hundreds of people in Delhi's most disadvantaged communities. Conserve focuses on upcycling commonly found materials into high quality, fashionable products while providing training, schools, and other social programs." (taken from
$15, India,
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