Brent Thomas is not only into biking, but actively concerned about making streets safer and cyclists more visiable to motorists. He is the creator of the The Bike Wrap, a super bright reflective system for nightime riding and designed to be stylish by day.
Now he’s expanding with a new product that also […]
Crowd funding has been an excellent way for innovative bicycle related companies to get exposure and launch their products.
Here is a super bright and portable lighting system by Bright Idea.
Tiny N’ Mighty All-in-One Rechargeable Bike Light System!! by Bright Ideas
It’s finally here! We’ve designed the Smallest (1″), Lightest (1 oz), […]
Every day on my commute in NYC I witness reckless behavior from motorists, pedestrians and yes…we bikers. Cars driving in the bike lane, newspaper delivery trucks running red lights, doors flinging open, pedestrians not paying attention when jaywalking…And that’s just what I can witness from the front. Who knows what’s going on behind me. […]
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 […]
Charles R. Scott is into endurance biking. He’s also into these kind of adventures with his 12 and 6 year old kids, like a recent ride across the entire length of Japan.
Now he’s gearing up to ride the Lewis & Clark trail which is 3,700 miles and extends from Illinois to the coast […]
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. […]
One of the common complaints I hear about people biking to work, which can often hinder them from even attempting this kind of commute, is what to do about being all hot and sweaty when arriving at work, especially in a more dressy work environment. Well there may be a solution thanks to Ministry […]
Nona Varnado (thebirdwheel.com) has a nice piece about Bamboo bikes in Berlin…
You may have seen the Bamboo bike studios that have popped up in Brooklyn and San Francisco, or at any of the Bike expos around the country. They’re pretty, environmentally friendly and have a strong DIY component with the option of […]
Brooklyn designer Anthony “Tonky” Clune wants to get noticed. He also wants cyclists to be seen so he’s got these great decal packs to dress up your bike to be highly visible to motorists and look like something out of Tron.
Here is a recent article from the Brooklyn Paper and thanks for […]
A while back I mentioned Elly Blue and her feminist cycling zine.
She asked me to mention her next project and her kickstarter page.
Taking the Lane 6: Lines on the Map.
The previous issue of Taking the Lane (#5, Our Bodies, Our Bikes), was about bodies, health, and the physical aspects […]