Hands-on: Peak design everyday phone case, front bike outdoor mount and mini tripod

A few weeks ago, while walking into a Sea Otter Classic event, I heard someone yell at me… “Hey, I love my camera stand!” I looked up and saw that the person shouting was from the Pick Design booth. They were on my must-cover list so I went to check out what’s cool or new.

Back in October of 2020, we covered Peak Design’s Kickstarter campaign for their mobile ecosystem. But, a few years passed, and the products were a little more refined and used some time in the real world. Plus I was personally impressed with the products they gave me, and I thought you would be too.

I’m not going to delve into these because Corey did a really great job doing it in the post in 2020. No, I thought I’d just talk to you about the specs, price ranges and a few small details about my three favorite products that were shown to me:

Peak designs everyday bag

status every day

Retail for $39.95

The Everyday Case is compatible with iPhone 11, 12 and 13 and works with Apple’s Magsafe chargers. You can have a daily case for your new Samsung s21, s22 and Google Pixel 6 while you’re at it. The case uses a SlimLink which is a combination of magnetic/mechanical locking built into the case. With the case on your phone, you’ll be able to mount your phone on all Peak Designs Mobile mounts, chargers, and accessories. This bag can also come with a quick stowable, quick deployable finger loop for added grip and security if you wish.

Dimensions
Back wall thickness 2.4mm
3.4mm side and top TPU bumper
5.6mm bottom TPU bumper

Weight
40 g (1.4 oz)
Weight varies by +/- 4g depending on phone model.

Materials
100% recycled weatherproof nylon fabric outer shell
Lightweight polycarbonate body
TPU rubber bumper
Molded TPU buttons
High temperature neodymium magnet
High strength ceramic locking ring (yttria-stabilized zirconia)

Peak Designs Mounted Off Front Bike Mount

front bike mount

Retail for $69.95

The external front bike mount is a great way to mount your phone to the handlebars while riding. To install it, you can use thumbs or hex bolts. Using Peak Design’s SlimLink magnetic lock technology, this external front bike mount can hold your phone in portrait or landscape position. The included screw allows for quick positioning to flip your phone and photograph your ride. The external front bike mount includes a GoPro-style accessory mount for attaching a bike light or action camera. It also comes with handlebar mounting collars to fit 22.2, 25.4 and 31.8 bar diameters.

Dimensions
Overall Dimensions: 11.4cm x 5.1cm x 6.3cm (4.5in x 2in x 2.5in)
Stand head: 5.5cm x 5.5cm x 0.7cm (2.2 x 2.2 x 0.3 inch)

Weight
With hex screw and without hoops: 87.1 grams (3.07 ounces)
With hex screw and small collar: 88.6 grams (3.12 ounces)
With hex screw and medium hoops: 92.2 g (3.25 oz)
With hex screw and large hoops: 92.9 grams (3.27 ounces)
GoPro style accessory holder: 8.3 g (0.29 oz)
Thumb screw: 8.8 grams (0.31 ounces)

Materials
Forged/anodized aluminum head and arm
Silicone Fixing Pad with Tinuvin 770 UV Stabilizer
Polycarbonate tape sizing collars
PVD Coated Stainless Steel Hardware
High temperature neodymium magnet

Peak Designs Published Mini Tripod 2

Peak Designs published a mini tripod Peak Designs comes in handy mini tripod

Portable Tripod

Retail for $79.95

The portable tripod seems to be a very stable and impressively compact tripod. The three full aluminum legs look and feel really sturdy, are fully articulated, have vibration/anti-slip rubber feet, and lay really flat to fit in your pocket. It uses the same SlimLink magnetic locking system as other products making your phone attachment extremely secure. The small ball head was designed by the tripod engineers at Peak Design to ensure an ultra-smooth feel.

Dimensions
9.7 cm x 5.5 cm (3.8 x 2.2 in)
Thickness (bottom) 4.75 mm (0.2″)
Thickness (top): 7.5 mm (0.3″)

Weight
76 g (2.68 oz)

Materials
Forged/anodized aluminum frame and legs
Silicone Fixing Pad with Tinuvin 770 UV Stabilizer
PVD Coated Stainless Steel Hardware
High temperature neodymium magnet
Molded TPU anti-slip feet, damping vibration

I will be reviewing a full process of these three products in the future. So don’t forget to check back regularly.

Now, take a look at all the cool gear at Peak Design!

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