Posts Tagged: "bike"

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Bike Spike: Lo-Jack for Your Bike

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In the US alone, over 250,000 bikes are stolen every year. To call it a pandemic might be an understatement. To prevent bike theft I suggest you use a combination of a U-Lock and metal rope. While the latter deterrent might be superfluous, it may just be enough to dissuade...

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LightSkin LED Bike Seat Lights Up Your Rear (video)

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Safety first kids.  That’s what we always say.  And the saying probably couldn’t apply more than in the case of riding a bicycle.  Sure, unless you’re hitting the half pipe or nailing jumps, the likelihood of you getting seriously hurt on a bike is few and far between.  But you...

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iBike POWERHOUSE iPhone Review

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I had a bike when I was a kid but it wasn’t anything fancy — and the extent of the high-tech was a mechanical bell you could ring on the handle-bars. My wife though is an avid biker and even has one of those collapsable models that you can carry...

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4iiii Visual Intuition Sportiiiis Review

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Most of us associate a HUD (heads up display) with fighter jets or science fiction movies. But such things are real and available for consumers, if not in the configuration you see onscreen. Take the Sportiiiis for example. It gives you the advantage of an unobtrusive HUD in that it’s...

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Ducati Monster Diesel

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How’d you like to slip into a pair of Diesel jeans and then crawl onto a Ducati motorcycle inspired by the clothing brands lead designer, Renzo Rosso?  The two companies recently got together and gave birth to the Monster Diesel, something they’re calling an “urban military chic” inspired motorcycle. Technically the bike is...

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Volta Electric Motorbike

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Dare that we say electric motorcycles are become rather ubiquitous?  Okay, perhaps ubiquitous isn’t the correct word, so how about boring? Earlier this week Volta introduced their production model electric motorcycle.  Distribution is expected to start sometime in Q2 of 2012 with a price tag of about $10,000.  Despite offering...

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Revolight Bike Lights (video)

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Through the years we’ve seen some pretty neat bike gadgets. There’s the Firefly, which illuminates the rear of the bicyclist and increases the light’s intensity as a car approaches; the Hindsight, a HUD that provides a 24/7 view of what’s behind the rider; and the SEIL bag, which communicates with drivers as...