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.
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.