cycling

  • Velodroom Does What Every Bike Light Should – Responds To Your Ride And Turns On And Off Automatically

    Velodroom Does What Every Bike Light Should – Responds To Your Ride And Turns On And Off Automatically

    Tartu, Estonia-based startup Velodroom leverages tech to solve a problem any bike commuter can sympathize with – how to add lights to your ride that are convenient to use and require absolutely nothing from the rider besides a simple installation. The Velodroom light borrows some tricks from tech available in any smartphone to give the Velodroom a mind of its own, with some very useful… Read More

  • The Raspberry Pi Dynamic Headlight Can Tell You How Fast You’re Cycling

    A Brooklynite named Matt Richardson has built a working prototype of a bicycle headlight that uses a Raspberry Pi to project his current traveling speed as he rides around the city. Richardson calls it the Raspberry Pi Dynamic Headlight, and it’s one of those jaw-dropping DIY projects that makes you wonder why this isn’t something you can buy in a store yet. Read More

  • Jason Mask + Bicycle Helmet = Better Breathing

    Jason Mask + Bicycle Helmet = Better Breathing

    Industrial design and technology student Luke Pannell has designed a helmet that could help cyclists breath easier and look like some crazy geeked out Jason or a huge renob. Designed to filter out irritable particles that cause asthma sufferers and hay fever victims to veer into oncoming traffic because of a sneeze attack, the helmet dispenses of exhaled air through plastic tubes while a shield… Read More

  • Fitness By CrunchGear 2007

    Fitness By CrunchGear 2007

    Summer is around the corner and, although it may not look like it outside, you might soon want to walk on the beach with your shirt off and not have Greenpeace try to roll you back into the surf. That’s why CG is running a full set of fitness features — round-ups, advice, and great tech tips — to help you prepare for warmer weather. Let’s face it. The CG crew consists of a… Read More

  • HyperBike

    HyperBike

    With my Saints vanquished in a devastating loss to da Bears, it’s time that I turn my attention to the other sport in my life: cycling. Or at least some crazy bastardization thereof. The HyperBike is based on the design of a racing wheelchair with one key difference—it utilizes the rider’s arms and legs. It 8-foot exterior wheels that tilt in toward the top to increase stability. Read More