Innovative self-reflective bike inspired by cat’s eyes

Marta Millere Contributor

By Marta Millere in New Products on Wednesday 2 April 2014

Cycling in the city can be a dangerous business, regardless of the experience level of the rider. San Francisco’s Mission Bikes, in conjunction with Halo Coatings, have developed Lumen, the first commercially available retro-reflective bike.

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Glo-Bars: a bicycle illumination device

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By Rob Viola in New Design on Wednesday 16 May 2012

Massachusetts College of Art and Design industrial design student Mitchell Silva has prototyped an ingenious and very beautiful bicycle illumination device. Glo-Bars is a rechargeable LED fixture that is built into the handle bars of a bicycle, making the cyclist visible to both opposing and approaching traffic. The device also contains turn signals. Wild.

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