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Wireless Brake Light Video Uses a Sexy Estonian to Get My Attention

July 3rd, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

Velodroom’s wireless bicycle brake light has no on/off switch. Instead, it uses a built-in accelerometer (g-meter) to detect when the rider is slowing down, which kicks on the 3 watt LED brake light. It’s a clever concept that takes the responsibility of signaling drivers off of the rider’s hand-signals (which take their hands off the handlebars) and one that the Velodroom’s designer, Indrek Rebane, claims is clearly visible from over 900 feet away!

Video: Banana Hammock + Bike = BananaHama Kickstarter

June 9th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

If you’ve ever looked at a cozy, comfy hammock strung up between a pair of thick palm trees and thought “Man! I wish that thing had wheels!”, then the people behined the BananaHama recumbent bicycle have something they’d like to sell you

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