Social Cycle

Maintaining a social connection, commuters opt for digitally connected bikes

Implications - Adding a social element to getting around, brands are turning to digital enhancements to make things like bicycles more attractive to the average consumer. Allowing riders to connect their mobile phones and social media accounts, these designs are showcasing the need for social interaction even among more solitary, outdoor activities.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 31,800 Total Clicks Sep 13 - Oct 15
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Social Media-Connected Bikes - The GiBike is Equipped with Smartphone Integration
SCORE: 6.7
V. Hot 6,523 Clicks Pub: Mar 21, 14
Social Media-Connected Bikes
The GiBike is Equipped with Smartphone Integration
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Smartphone-Controlled E-Bikes - The Xkuty One Bike's iPhone App Controls Speed and Battery Usage
SCORE: 6.4
Hot 14,674 Clicks Pub: Sep 26, 13
Smartphone-Controlled E-Bikes
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SCORE: 5.6
Warm 2,818 Clicks Pub: May 7, 14
Lightweight Commuter Bikes
The Vanhawks Valour Bike Hooks Up to a Commuter's Smartphone
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SCORE: 5
Warm 5,012 Clicks Pub: Feb 13, 14
Mobile-Integrated Mopeds
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SCORE: 5.9
Warm 2,575 Clicks Pub: Apr 10, 14
Workout Sharing Social Bikes
Social Bicycles Combines Cycling with Social Media
Social bicycles is what happens when you combine the time honored tradition of cycling with new trend of social media. Considering we’re in an age where literally everybody and their... [More]
Smartphone Bicycle Straps - The VeloStrap Smartphone Bike Mount Keeps Your Phone Securely in Place
SCORE: 4.7
Mild 198 Clicks Pub: Oct 29, 15
Smartphone Bicycle Straps
The VeloStrap Smartphone Bike Mount Keeps Your Phone Securely in Place
Following GPS directions on your phone while riding your bicycle is no easy feat, so the VeloStrap Smartphone Bike Mount is here to securely strap your device onto your handlebars for easy, quick... [More]