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E-bike inner tube hack.

E-bike evangelist Brian Sarmiento takes a yoga smash before leaving California . Image: chris taylor I had pedaled the first 20 miles up Big Oak Flat Road in Yosemite National Park, affliction its deceive identify — far away from flat, the itinerary gains 7,000 paws in altitude — when my electric bicycle’s battery eventually expired. That’s when I had one of the strangest good news-bad news times of my life. Good news: I had saddlebags including three pre-charged batteries! Bad news: heave and squeeze as I might, the brand-new five-pound…

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Poland Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Bicycle Path That Is Charged By The Sun

The luminous blue cycling strip, which can be found near Lidzbark Warminski in the north of Poland, was created by TPA Instytut Badan Technicznych Sp. z o.o. It’s made from a synthetic substance that can give out sun for up to ten hours at a time once accused by the sunlight throughout the day. Although the concept was inspired by Studio Roosegaarde’s Starry Night bicycle path in the Netherlands, the technology is quite different as the Dutch version applies LEDs whereas this one is entirely dependent upon solar power. It’s…

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Bike helmet with turn signals makes absolute sense for ride safety

Image: Ng Yi Shu/ Mashable Cars have indicator sunlights for better safe so why don’t bicycles too? The Lumos helmet is a helmet for cyclists with a prominent ruby-red brake light, as well as yellowed left and right turn signal, like what you’d ensure on motorised vehicles. SEE ALSO: This unique pondering spray could save your life Created by Jeff Chen and Ding Eu-wen, the Lumos is currently getting constructed, after a successful Kickstarter expedition that developed $800,000 last July. The helmet is controlled through a small wireless remote that…

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