The 'Mode: Flex' is an Urban Smart Bike That Can Detect Road Hazards

By: Katherine Pendrill - Jul 8, 2015
References: media.ford & hiconsumption
Ford recently unveiled an urban smart bike that can not only fit in the trunk of your car, but it can also help you navigate dangerous road hazards. The 'MoDe: Flex' is an app-enabled bike that contains all the features necessary for keeping you safe and comfortable while riding around the city.

The MoDe: Flex is integrated with an accompanying app that can help you better manage your ride in a number of ways. For instance, there is a 'no sweat' mode that calculates exactly how much effort you need to exert in order to get to your destination. There is also a handy feature that displays weather updates, traffic conditions and any terrain hazards that may be ahead of you. This means that if you are coming up on any potholes or bumps in the road, the bikes handlebars will begin to vibrate and alert you to the oncoming hazard.

The urban smart bike is ideal for commuters who often find themselves trying to navigate the many terrain hazards that come with living in a city.