This Russian cyclist miraculously escaped death when he got involved in what could have been a terrible traffic accident. Luckily no one got hurt, but I couldn't help but to gasp when I saw the debris, resulting from the collision between the car and the truck, passing inches away from him.
Glowing grids are visual shorthand for a certain kind of techno-future we all want to live in, wearing silver jumpsuits and popping pizzas-in-pills before heading out to the orbital pleasure sphere. But glowing grids are also really useful for seeing road imperfections, which is why the Lumigrid bike light exists.
Perhaps throwing a cyclists' yellow card on cars obstructing the bicycle lane would've been a less aggressive way to go about his complaint, but then we wouldn't get to see this cyclist, Casey Neistat, make such a fool of himself.
It's dangerous riding a bike in the city—crazy drivers swerving in and out can seriously hurt you. So the next time a crazy jerk cuts you off and almost kills you, throw this magnetic yellow card at his car.
In London, cyclists are treated as second class citizens, a fact that inventor Michael Chen intends to remedy. For the whole of the cycling species, he has developed a terrific concept; the Reactiv Cycling Jacket, with integrated indicators and deceleration/acceleration warning lights. Hit the jump to see a video of…