Tag Archives: biking

Bendy Bicycle

Most city dwellers rely on their feet more than anything, but there are more than a handful that prefer to cruise around their respective hoods on wheels. Most of these bikers you’ll see with backpacks or messenger bags, because when you live a city, leaving your bike parked on the street without a lock and chain is not an option ...

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Iron Man Motorcycle Suit

No guarantees that your biker gang will embrace your new style. But hey, it’s worth a try dammit. The Iron Man Mark V Motorcycle Suit is a great alternative to your Batman Motorcycle Suit, which understandably needs a wash. Come on, you haven’t taken the thing off in months. Nice and easy. That’s good. The Iron Man suit is available ...

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Concept Nike Glasses Allow Bikers To See Their Surroundings

Trust me, I know how important it is to see all of your surroundings when you’re biking. When I was 12 I was hit by a drunk driver. I can only think of what might have happened if I had been able to see what was going on around me. Would I have been able to avoid the hit? The ...

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Arduino Speed Vest

Brady Clark and Mykle Hansen made this nifty DIY speed vest for bikers that displays a light-up readout of the wearer’s speed. The vest works thanks to an Arduino open source computer, wheel speed sensor, nine-volt battery, and electroluminescent display. Hansen and Clark describe the speed vest as a “bicycle safety device and advocacy tool.” I don’t really see how ...

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World’s Safest Horse-Riding Helmet

Horseback riding can be a dangerous hobby. One slip and your brain could be splattered over different area codes. No worries though, because scientists at the Royal Institute of Technology and Karolinska Institute have development a helmet that is said to reduce head and brain trauma due to spills by 40%. The helmet was inspired by nature to create the ...

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