Connected Cycling

Commuting receives a digitized overhaul as consumers crave tech integration

Implications - Seeking more than mere sustainability, consumers are adding on digital features to activities like cycling to stay socially connected. Giving commuters access to such things as Bluetooth technology, these devices reflect the continuing expansion of digital integration, even among those who prioritize a more eco-friendly way of life.
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Connected Carbon Fiber Bicycles - The Lightweight Bluetooth Bike Protects Riders from Unseen Dangers
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Viral 27,758 Clicks Pub: May 2, 14
Connected Carbon Fiber Bicycles
The Lightweight Bluetooth Bike Protects Riders from Unseen Dangers
This Bluetooth-connected bike alerts you when you are about to get hit by a car. The smart carbon fiber bicycle is part of a Kickstarter project by Canadian startup Vanhawks. The Valour measures... [More]
Wirelessly Charged Bicycle Concepts - The Flux Bicycle Could Be Charged Wirelessly On the Go
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Hot 8,614 Clicks Pub: Jul 28, 14
Wirelessly Charged Bicycle Concepts
The Flux Bicycle Could Be Charged Wirelessly On the Go
The Flux bicycle, envisioned by Royal COllege of Art graduate Offer Canfi, is a bicycle that could be powered using resonant inductive coupling—a method of transmitting electrical energy... [More]
Microchip Bicycle Locks - The PubLock Public Bike Lock System Uses RFID Chips to Secure Bicycles
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Mild 2,957 Clicks Pub: Apr 25, 14
Microchip Bicycle Locks
The PubLock Public Bike Lock System Uses RFID Chips to Secure Bicycles
An RFID public bike lock system is bringing an old method of transportation into the future. The PubLock fits onto any existing bicycle rack and uses a personal RFID card for access and security.... [More]
Bluetooth-Enabled Bike Locks - The Skylock Smart Bike Lock Allows Monitoring Access via Bluetooth
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Untested 916 Clicks Pub: May 17, 14
Bluetooth-Enabled Bike Locks
The Skylock Smart Bike Lock Allows Monitoring Access via Bluetooth
While the task of lugging around a lock and attaching it to your bike can be quite burdensome, the Skylock Smart Bike Lock is here to make the process much easier by integrating mobile features into... [More]
Bluetooth-Connected Tire Monitors - The Cycle AT Tire Pressure Monitoring System is Phone-Connected
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Untested 452 Clicks Pub: Jul 25, 14
Bluetooth-Connected Tire Monitors
The Cycle AT Tire Pressure Monitoring System is Phone-Connected
A San Francisco-based start-up has created the CycleAT tire pressure monitoring system. This device is specially designed to continuously monitor air pressure in both bicycle and motorbike tires and... [More]