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The Xlerad bike light. Quite Auto Illuminating.

Kickstarter of the week.

Looking for a smarter bike light? Introducing the Xlerad, Auto-illuminating. Starts working when you start biking.

Two designers from Arcata California, John and Kyle, are developing some bright new technology. Here is their kickstarter video:

Some of the Xlerad features:

Xlerad is our approach to making the world’s smartest [...]

Ringing a new bell with Spurcycle.com

Last year San Francisco based company spurcycle.com got all creative with hand grips and made interchangeable mix and match color rings called: GripRings.

This year, they’ve set out to make the perfect bicycle bell, handcrafted with precision in the USA.

They are looking for crowd source funding on their kickstarter page.

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Red, Bike and Green-a growing movement of Black Folks on bikes is looking for donations

Why aren’t there more black folks on bikes? Great question. Here is one organization that’s trying to change that and build a movement.

Here is how you can get involved.

Here is more info:

About Us Red, Bike and Green is a collective of Black urban cyclists seeking to improve the physical, economic [...]

Kickstarter: Bike Spike-open source GPS tracker for bicycle theft

Here is an innovative kickstarter to combat bicycle theft.

Although there are a few of these on operation and rumors of others, this seems like a good system.

A GPS tracker for bikes that hides behind a water bottle cage.

Track your stolen bike with a smart phone and pinpoint your location. [...]

Jiggernaut Lite: Handbuilt Bicycle Jig

I remember watching chunk666, a bike club out of Portland with a flare for mutating bicycles, putting together a couple of frames for me to build a freakish tallbike. We had this gross rig of 2×4′s attempting to hold the two frames together. It got the job done but…it was as freakish as the [...]