02/18/2013, Good news for cycling enthusiasts. Open Sight is a GPS device for cyclists who use their conventional devices like smartphones and GPS devices. With a conventional device, the rider has to take their eyes off the road to look up directions, but not with this new conceptual GPS device. Open Sight comes with a directional line which will guide the rider on their journey. “The Open Sight GPS beams out […]
08/18/2011, Looking for a way to see how effective your bike rides are, but don’t want to carry your expensive smartphone around with you? Garmin has come up with the Edge 200 Cycling GPS for that very purpose. Lightweight and stylish, the Edge 200 has a high-sensitivity GPS receiver, requires no calibration, can be easily set up and removed, and is resistant to all types of weather. The Edge 200 functions […]
06/16/2011, If you’ve always wondered about how much power you produce whenever you’re cycling, you won’t have to wonder anymore. (In case you were wondering, cyclists do measure their power output as a way to compare their skills and to measure their growth and progress as an athlete.) Unfortunately, most bikes don’t have the capability to accurately measure how much power a cyclist produces during a bike ride.Well, the folks over […]
05/31/2011, Cycling is a fun sport, but it can sometimes get a bit boring especially when you’re doing it all by yourself. Music can help solve that problem, but listening to music on earphones can be dangerous – you fail to hear other ambient road noises, incoming traffic, and your spatial awareness is reduced. Xceon recognizes this problem and has introduced the ACOUZTIC: a flashlight with MP3 player.
05/24/2011, Bored of not having any bike lanes to cycle around, Czech Republic-based artists, Vladimir Turner and Ondřej Mladý decided to take things into their own hands – by creating their own bike lanes. One of them hooked up a pico projector onto his bicycle to beam his own road lines on the ground for him to cycle on. He then attached a camera to his helmet and his companion used a […]
05/09/2011, The great thing about smartphones is that they can be used for pretty much anything. We’ve seen it from making phone calls, to being used in surgery – the possibilities are endless. Velocomp has decided to give you one more reason to bring your iPhone along with you on your cycling trips. Besides the obvious use of the iPhone as a music player, the iPhone (or iPod Touch) can be […]
03/28/2011, Are you a cyclist who’s always forgetting to stick your hand out to indicate that you’re turning? Wish there was an easier way to let somebody know the direction you’re headed in without sacrificing your balance? Your prayers have been answered. The Wireless Cycle Indicator available from 50cycles does the job for you. A wireless control panel that can be attached to your handle bars sends signals to this dual-colored […]
05/11/2010, Are you an avid cyclist who loves Google Maps? Google has decided to return some of that love by launching biking directions on Google Maps for mobile. This feature was already available on the desktop version, so if you’ve used it before, you should be fairly familiar with it. That being said, it’ll be a lot nicer now that you can get it on your Android-powered phone while on the […]