bicycling

  • The Invisible Bike Helmet: An Airbag On The Go

    The Invisible Bike Helmet: An Airbag On The Go

    People die trying to look cool. Vanity is the sad reason why people don’t wear bike helmets. So two Swedish women set out to invent “the invisible bicycle helmet”, They’ve succeeded, and the end product isn’t a made of clear plexiglass and there’s no lightbending-stealth technology. In fact it’s not really a helmet at all. Hövding is a… Read More

  • Golf and bike GPS devices coming from Holux

    I’ve been doing okay with the yardage markers and sprinkler heads on the golf course but maybe someday when I retire — rich beyond my wildest dreams thanks to blogging – I’ll be able to work on my game to get to the point where I need to know the exact distance to the pin. That’s where the GR-130 from Holux will come in. Or there’s the GR-245 Bike GPS, a… Read More

  • Shimano shifts to electronic set up for road bikes

    By offering electronic shifting, Shimano is sure to stir up the pot. Anytime anything new comes to anything in sports, people get all up and excited. Why should cycling be any different? The introduction of electronic shifting is actually not a new thing, but battery life and weight constraints have made the technology unfeasible. But all that is about to change. With a digital set up, the lack… Read More