Back at the turn of the century, the bicycle was one of the hottest non-horse-powered modes of transportation available. It was also affecting all aspects of city-living, including dealing with crime. Thankfully, in 1901, Pearson's Magazine ran an illustrated feature on how to use your bike to fend off attackers.
Whether you're a commuter or a leisure rider, when you head out on your bicycle you want to be safe. That could mean wearing a helmet, making sure your bike's tuned up, or avoiding the streets where the most bicycle crashes happen. That last part just got a little easier, thanks to these data-derived maps by You Are…
Sure, you could wear a Safe Turn indicator for night rides, but why lift your arm when the Spooklight has a wireless handlebar touchpad. Its accelerometer also shines your brake light when you slow down—just like a car.
Put a pair of Pedalites on your bicycle and you suddenly have a tiny disco lighting system flashing away under your feet. When you step on the pedals, a small generator inside pumps up their three super-bright LEDs which require no batteries.