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recycled bike tread belts

by Matt and Jill Meyer $38.00
Handmade
Recycled

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Handmade by Matt and Jill Meyer from recycled hybrid or road bike tires, each of these one-of-a-kind belts has a distinct tread pattern, an edgy, road-tested patina, and an actual bike chain buckle, bringing a whole new meaning to the phrase "what goes around comes around." The buckle is naturally bendable, but possesses enough rigidity to keep your pants securely in place.
Handmade in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Small (waist size 27-33 inches)
Medium (waist size 31-37 inches)
Large (waist size 35-41 inches)

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Handmade
Recycled
Item ID
21573
Made from
metal, reclaimed bike tubes
Measurements
Length from tip to tip: Small 38", Medium 42", Large 46"
Notes
The road bike tread belts are between 1" and 1.25" wide, and they tend to have a more subtle tread pattern.
The hybrid bike tread belts are between 1" and 1.50" wide, and tend to have a raised tread with a more textured look.
  • the maker
Matt and Jill Meyer

Matt and Jill Meyer

From waste to waist. Tired Ol' Belts is the brainchild of the hand crafter himself, Matthew. Tired of his pants falling down while he biked around the city, and even more tired of the boring old belts in his drawer, he decided to take matters into his own hands. He'd seen a few belts on the Internet that were similar, but not anything he was looking for. So, after much toiling around in the garage, and taking on his wife as his creative and business partner (also his main employee and worker bee) Tired Ol' Belts was born. All belts are unique and hand crafted. They are made from recycled (and sometimes irregular)bicycle parts, and are 100% vegan.

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RECYCLED BIKE TREAD BELTS
 
4.4

(based on 118 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (73)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (33)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stylish (85)
  • Durable (59)
  • Comfortable (48)
  • Versatile (21)
  • Unique (10)

Cons

  • Poor fit (4)
  • Poor quality (4)

Best Uses

  • Casual wear (92)
  • Travel (27)
  • School (26)
  • Office (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual dresser (63), Trendy/stylish dresser (23), Classic dresser (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (156), No (12)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other (44), Husband (35), Child (23), Self (8), Father (4)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (75), Birthday (21), Other (6), Anniversary (4)

Reviewed by 118 customers

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4.0

Cool for a geeky rider

By 

from Maryland

About Me Casual Dresser

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Stylish

Cons

  • Not The Strongest Fit

Best Uses

  • Casual Wear

Comments about RECYCLED BIKE TREAD BELTS:

Adorable and great for my geeky biker riding husband. Only issue is that it isn't the strongest to keep his pants up but he's still happy to wear it.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
  • Husband
  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
  • Birthday

Comment on this review

 
5.0

Excellent Gift

By 

from Seattle, WA

About Me Casual Dresser

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Gift For Favorite Cyclist
  • Stylish
  • Unique

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Casual Wear
  • Travel

Comments about RECYCLED BIKE TREAD BELTS:

Excellent gift for your favorite avid cyclist; practical, earth-friendly, stylish and unique.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes, Yes
  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
  • Father
  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
  • Birthday

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5.0

i would buy this belt again and again

By 

from victorville, ca

About Me Casual Dresser

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Stylish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear

    Comments about RECYCLED BIKE TREAD BELTS:

    Great gift idea for bike lovers of all kind. My husband loves it!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes, Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Husband
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Valentine’s Day

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    Great Belt!

    By 

    from Nottingham, NH

    About Me Casual Dresser

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Stylish
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dressycasual

      Comments about RECYCLED BIKE TREAD BELTS:

      This belt surprisingly works with both dress pants and jeans. It is comfortable and easy to put on/take off.
      The unique factor is a definite plus!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Husband
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Christmas or Hanukkah

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Nice belt for riders

      By 

      from Motherlode, CA

      About Me Casual Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Different
      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Casual Wear

        Comments about RECYCLED BIKE TREAD BELTS:

        My husband wears the unique belt with jeans.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Husband
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Birthday

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        I love the look of it!

        By 

        from Ormond Beach Fl

        About Me Casual Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Different
        • Stylish

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Casual Wear

          Comments about RECYCLED BIKE TREAD BELTS:

          This is a gift for a guy i've only been seeing a few months. He is an avid mountain biker and I hope he loves it! He is very fit and lean so a belt is common in his wardrobe. I hope the unique style is one he will appreciate.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes, Yes
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Other
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Valentine’s Day

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          STATEMENT BELT!

          By 

          from San Martin

          About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Casual Wear
            • Travel

            Comments about RECYCLED BIKE TREAD BELTS:

            If you want to give the perfect gift for the the cyclist in your life who has everything, this is for you! This belt is fabulous, for both genders, and will make a statement with anything you wear!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes, Yes
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Other
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Birthday

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Fun Belt

            By 

            from Hawthorne, NJ

            About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Conversation Starter

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Casual Wear
              • Office

              Comments about RECYCLED BIKE TREAD BELTS:

              My son put it right on & was pleased to have a useful, differnt, fun & interesting gift.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
              • Other
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Christmas or Hanukkah

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Favorite pastime is mountian bike climbi

              By 

              from Burbank CA

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fit Was Perfect
              • Loves This Belt
              • Very Stylish For Funwork

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Casual Wear
                • Travel

                Comments about RECYCLED BIKE TREAD BELTS:

                Very different and stands out. A Christmas gift for son-in-law whose hobby is bike riding on weekends.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes, Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Other
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                Bike belt

                By 

                from CA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about RECYCLED BIKE TREAD BELTS:

                      Nice belt

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes, Yes
                      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                      • Other
                      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                      • Birthday

                      Comment on this review

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