A team from MIT has developed the “Copenhagen Wheel” that turns regular bikes into electric, connected bikes that are loaded with sensors and transmit a wealth of data. They launched a startup called Superpedestrian out of stealth mode today backed by $2.1 million in venture capital.
The popular social fitness tracking app is leaping over various startup hurdles, fueled by international expansion.
The Atom is a bicycle accessory that charges USB-powered devices using energy generated by the cyclist. This little 300 gram gadget mounts onto your bike and captures your kinetic energy while you cruise around town.
BikeSpike’s GPS tracking device works together with your smartphone to prevent theft, detect crashes, and give law enforcement help tracking down stolen bikes.