Spring-Mounted Bike Pedals That Go Easy On Your Joints

Biking to and from work every day can do wonders for your health and physique, but it's not all a bed of roses. Using pedals that clip to your shoes and hold your feet firmly in place can cause wear and tear on your legs and joints. So a German company called BioConform has created a set of spring-mounted pedals that… » 12/11/13 10:00pm 12/11/13 10:00pm

Why You Should Switch to Clipless Pedals

Hey there, biker dude/dudette. You're biking pretty well there, carving up the street real nice. Nice control, decent stamina. But if you want to take your cycling to the next level, it's time to enter the world of clipless pedals. » 3/13/13 3:20pm 3/13/13 3:20pm

The Gadgets of Music Genius Reggie Watts

If you've never seen Reggie Watts perform, head to YouTube first, and then check his website to see where he's playing next. His act is part comedy, part music, almost all of it is completely improvised, and it's absolutely amazing—funny and beautiful all at once. He opened for Conan O'Brien on his U.S. tour, and… » 5/30/12 1:00pm 5/30/12 1:00pm

Behemoth-Sized Metal Bird Skeleton Descends On Make Faire Bay Area 2011

Step right up, my pretties, and crawl into the belly of the beast! Place those eager feet on accepting pedals, and the Fledgling nearly takes flight! » 8/28/11 3:00pm 8/28/11 3:00pm

This Gran Turismo Wheel and Pedal Set Is Prettier than the Game

After waiting so long for Gran Turismo 5, are you really going to use your dinky Dual Shock? A game with such great (insane?) attention to detail deserves an equally hardcore peripheral. Thrustmaster's new T500 RS looks like a contender. » 12/23/10 4:40pm 12/23/10 4:40pm

Accidental Acceleration Solved by Reinvented Japanese Car Pedal

When you stop to think about it, it's crazy that the brake and accelerator pedals are so close together, with an accidental command being the difference between getting from A to Z, and wrapping your car around a tree. » 8/04/10 12:20pm 8/04/10 12:20pm

Impossible-Looking Pedals Push Your Bike Up Hills

An English inventor has come up with an cheap, lightweight power-assist system for bicycles. It is built into a pair of modified pedals and requires no extra hardware. It also seems to be impossible. » 6/27/10 9:30am 6/27/10 9:30am

Logitech's Force Feedback Flight System May Also Simulate Airsickness

If you've really got to have that authentic panicky feeling you get due to extreme turbulence and testy wind conditions, Logitech's new Force Feedback Flight System is probably just the controller for you. Make no mistake, this is one hardcore setup.
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OpenStomp Coyote 1 is Hackable Open Source Effects Pedal For Real…

Anyone who is a fan of 1960s-era guitar idol mythology knows that crazy custom circuitry and effects pedals are nothing new. But the OpenStomp Coyote 1, the "world's first open-source guitar pedal" updates the trend for today's slightly more nerdy shredders, who can recreate the crazy circuit bending of yore in a… » 8/26/08 9:45am 8/26/08 9:45am

Fragpedal Deluxe: Foot Pedals for the Fraggers

Yeah, you flight sim and racing junkies can STFU and STFD. These pedals are for the fraggers. The Fragpedal Deluxe is a set of two "pedals" that sit on the ground and give the fragger endless button combination possibilities. The two pedals can be programmed to do anything you want and work with OSX, Windows and… » 12/15/06 1:30pm 12/15/06 1:30pm