• LifeBeam Brings Fighter Pilot Heart-Monitoring Technology To Your Bicycle Helmet

    LifeBeam Brings Fighter Pilot Heart-Monitoring Technology To Your Bicycle Helmet

    LifeBeam is kicking off an Indiegogo campaign for a new smart cycling helmet that uses smart sensors to track your heart rate. LifeBeam is an Israel-based startup that thus far has specialized in aerospace technology that is used to track the vital signs of fighter jet pilots and astronauts. Instead of bulky chest strap monitors, Lifebeam uses their own specialized sensors that are built into… Read More

  • What Is This Odd Thing?

    Is it a barbell for a pigeon? Is it a pair of nipple clamps? What, friends, is it? Read More

  • Recharge your gadgets with your bike

    If you have a dynamo generator-equipped bike, $100, and a USB-powered gadget that needs charged, Dahon has a doodad called the BioLogic FreeCharge coming out in March that just might interest you. It basically grabs the power you generate while pedaling and outputs it via USB cable, allowing you to keep your phone juiced up along that 100-mile bike ride you’re always talking about… Read More

  • Hands on with the Cy-fi. Looks nice. Sounds…

    …OK. Not the greatest sounding speaker of course, but you can use it outside. Or rather, you can keep it outside. It’s being marketed as a Bluetooth sports speaker, and with a compact water resistant form factor, I won’t argue. Besides look at it, all aerodynamic and shiny. I bet this thing can bike faster than I can. Comes is two versions, $179 for Cy-fi for Bluetooth and $199… Read More

  • Cyclists Always Get The Coolest Jackets

    Safety gear for cyclists just got a little cooler thanks to Michael Chen. His cycling jacket, the Reactiv, is geeked out with LEDs that indicate whether you’re breaking, turning or accelerating. He hopes to get this into production by years end and it will hopefully reach the masses for around $200. Cycling jacket with built-in brake lights and indicators [Spluch] Read More

  • You Work it Girl: Women's Fitness

    Let’s face it: Almost all fitness gear, from free weights to running shoes, is designed with men in mind. When companies make a “women’s version,” it’s usually clad in pink plastic. Well, today we’re taking back the gym and saying “No!” to Hello Kitty-themed treadmills. Here are some great women’s fitness gadgets to keep you running… Read More