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Glo-Bar Integrates Low-energy LEDs Into Bicycle Handlebars

Posted By Ana Lisa On May 2, 2012 @ 3:40 pm In Bicycles,carousel showcase,Green Products,Green Transportation,Innovation | No Comments

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Designed to increase safety while cycling at night, designer Mitchell Silva [1] created a clever light system that integrates LEDs [2] into a bike’s handlebar. Dubbed Glo-Bar, this simple idea consists of low-energy lights placed along the handlebars to illuminate the road and improve a cyclist’s visibility to oncoming traffic. The biker can also use the lights as turn signals by simply pressing a button on either side. Thoughtful and low-energy, this glowing set of handlebars will make riding at night a much more enjoyable and safe experience.

+ Mitchell Silva [3]

Via Yanko Design [4]


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[1] Mitchell Silva: http://inhabitat.comBrilliant Glo-Bar Incorporates Low-energy LEDs Into Bike

[2] LEDs: http://inhabitat.com/revolights-leds-act-as-headlights-and-unique-visibility-lighting-for-your-bike/

[3] + Mitchell Silva: http://www.coroflot.com/mitchellsilva

[4] Yanko Design: http://www.yankodesign.com/2012/03/26/clever-handlebars/

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