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Cycling is becoming very popular whether it’s from commuting or for a sport. It seems practically everyone is riding some sort of bicycle nowadays. In this day and age, there’s so much technology that can add some fun and safety to your riding experience.

This article is not about the boring basket and bell found on kid bikes. We’re talking about grown up tech gadgets and here is our list of the Top Bike Tech on the market today.

Comment below and tell us which one is your favorite Bike Tech!

5. Wireless Bicycle Turn Signal

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Gift House International, brings us an extremely beneficial device called the Iggi signal pod wireless bicycle signaling system. The turn signal that is completely wireless, and hands free.It brings extreme safety to bikers, giving them full control of the bike. The LED lights are ultra bright and will emit a loud beeping noise when you make a turn.  The push control button is attached to the handlebar and has three different settings “left”,”right” and “hazards.” Much like what you’ll see on a motorcycle.

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Iggi Signal Pod Wireless Bicycle Signalling System

 

Pros:

  • Water proof
  • Durable system thats hands free
  • Provides a lot of safety for riders, giving them full control of their bikes

Cons:

  • Only works best at night
  • Best used on smooth roads, be careful on road bumps

4. Hammerhead

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The hammerhead is a device that attaches to the bikes handle bars. It is a navigation system that guides a biker by a GPS app from their smartphone. Guiding bikers to the safest and different enjoyable bike routes. The Hammerhead works by light patterns guiding you where to go.

 

Pros:

  • Can be integrated with different cycling apps
  • Helps with navigation, you’ll never get lost
  • Keeps your eyes safety on the road by providing lights to you to look from the corner of your eyes

Cons:

  • Must have a smartphone to use it
  • Need cellular data or a constant access to wifi
  • Beginners may find it difficult at first

3. Siva Cycle Atom

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Now for a cool Bike Tech that takes the kinetic powers of your cycling and converts it too powers for your devices. Think of Siva Cycle Atom as a portable generator. It can be attached to your bicycles axle and charge any devices through a USB port, or you can charge a detachable battery pack and charge your devices later.

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The Siva Atom: Bicycle USB Charger & Battery Bank

 

Pros:

  • Converts your movements to power your devices
  • Can charge different devices such as phones, lights and GPS
  • Weather resistant

Cons:

  • Does not work with disc breaks
  • Installation can be challenging, some customers advice taking it to a bike shop to be on the safe side.

2. ICEdot Crash Sensor

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image source: http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/gadgets-for-cyclists/

ICEdot Crash Sensor is another device that is great for a bikers safety. The device sends alters to your contacts when you are in an accident. Not just any crash you have to have a head trauma for the device to work. The device is great because it does provide a countdown, so if your ok you can avoid sending an alert out. If you don’t stop the alert the emergency message will be send out and help will be provided, preventing any life-treating head trauma.

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ICEdot Crash Sensor

 

Pros:

  • Get fast help when your injured through a Bluetooth signal to your smartphone.
  • Small and easy to attached to a helmet
  • Synch through bluetooth to your phone.

Cons:

  • Must have a smartphone and has the app installed
  • Not specifically a crash sensor but a head trauma indicator
  • No on or off switch so it uses battery life quickly

1. Revolights

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A fun lighting system by Skyline bicycle is the Revolights. Men’s journal magazine has voted it “The Best Bike Lighting System in the World.”  The LED lights are mounted onto the wheels and has a built in accelerometer, which ensures that the LED lights only light up whne facing the front or rear of your bike. Creating a 360 degree illumination to indicate traffic when you are slowing down. Equipped with smart rings the LED light are synchronize with your speed and creates a legal headlight and brake light system.

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Revolights Skyline Bicycle Lighting System, 700c/27-Inch

 

Pros:

  • Water resistant works well in wet road conditions
  • 360 degree of visibility
  • Smart taillight and break light
  • Great visibility even if used in the daylight

Cons:

  • Adds much weight to your bike
  • Some customers stated that the added weight throws the balance of your wheels off
  • Not the easiest to install, takes some time and patience

Final Verdict

No doubt these Top Bike Tech are pretty cool. The downside is that these cool tech are more on the pricer side, ranging from $50 up to $200. Yet, these technology are ideal for any biker that rides in rural areas, by  provide safety and reliability to bikers. From indicating a head trauma to charging your phone. Theres so much Bike Tech on the market and many are growing in advancements, but these are our top products of the most useful, safety, readability and even just plain cool tech. Like I said cycling is becoming very popular and everyone will want to get their hands on these products soon enough.

 

 

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