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Cars are equipped with loud electric horns, not little bells, as are motorcycles. So, why isn't this the case with bicycles that get ridden in traffic? That's the thinking behind Sonic Grip, which packs a 100-decibel siren into a bike's handlebar grips... Continue Reading Sonic Grip puts a siren on cyclists' bars Category: Bicycles Tags: Cycling Horn Kickstar
made with a variety of metalwork techniques, hartley cycles are fully customized to each customer, resulting in a design that perfectly fits them and their riding style. The post hartley cycles creates bespoke bikes for city cyclists at homo faber appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
When it comes to recycling plastic waste, the Dutch are a pretty inventive bunch. We've seen office furniture fashioned from waste recovered from Amsterdam's canals by folks in boats made from plastic trash, street furniture made from the stuff in the capital too, and household waste recycled into a temporary pavilion for Dutch Design Week. Now the first cycle path constructed using recycl
Remember the Tailfin? It's a British-made aerodynamic carbon fiber rear bike rack, that was successfully crowdfunded on Kickstarter. Now, its creators are taking things further, with the more functional Tailfin AeroPack... Continue Reading Tailfin AeroPack takes a streamlined approach to toting cyclists' stuff Category: Bicycles Tags: Cycling Kickstarter
On a regular bicycle crankset, the chainrings turn in a 1:1 ratio with the crank arms. In the case of the Ultime Ti crankset from French company MG Tech, however, things are a little different – an integrated planetary gear system actually turns the chainrings faster than the crank, reportedly allowing cyclists to deliver more torque at a given cadence... Continue Reading Torque-multiplyin
As any serious cyclist knows, tire pressure can make a huge difference in how a bike performs. That's why most of us check it before heading out on a ride. Quarq's new TyreWiz, however, lets cyclists continuously monitor their tire pressure as they're riding... Continue Reading TyreWiz wirelessly helps cyclists handle the pressure Category: Bicycles Tags: Cycling Tire
Feeling the demand for a motorhome with built-in bicycle garage, Canadian motorhome maker Leisure Travel Vans has risen to the challenge and released the Wonder Rear Twin Bed (RTB). In addition to carrying two bicycles, the 25-ft (7.6-m), Ford Transit-based motorhome hits the road with a smart entertainment system, flexible bedroom, and versatile, multi-use furnishings throughout. If you c
red shark bikes unveils a series of trimarans allowing cyclists to take on aquatic surfaces like rivers, lakes and seas. The post ex-BMW designer creates pedal-powered trimaran for cyclists to bike on water appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Among other things, Josep Rubau has designed cars for Volkswagen, and was the creator of the Tramontana supercar. Now, the Spanish industrial designer is CEO of RedShark Bikes, a company that sells a pedal-powered prop-driven trimaran which he invented... Continue Reading Pedal-powered trimaran lets cyclists hit the water Category: Marine Tags: Pedal-powered Trimaran
A group of cycle-enthusiasts at Ford have created a brand new ‘smart jacket’ designed to keep cyclists safer on the road. The jacket has sleeves that light up to show when wearers are turning right or left – or even if they are braking – and can be wirelessly connected to a smartphone for helping […] The post Ford develops prototype smart jacket to keep cyclists safe on the road


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