Gallery: Revolights LEDs Are Head and Tail Lights That Make Your Bike G...


Bike lighting is usually a pretty pedestrian affair: a handlebar-mounted headlight and possibly a seat-mounted rear flasher to make the bike visible to motorists. Palo Alto startup Revolights wants to change that. Their new product, which has just reached three times the level of requested funding on Kickstarter, is a set of LEDs mounted on the wheels of your bike–white in front for a headlight and red in back like a brake light. The cool thing about these lights, besides the fact that they are made with eco-friendly LEDs and make your bike look like a glow-stick, is that they provide illumination on the sides of the bike as well as at the front and back. The white light shows the way forward and alerts motorists of the location of your front bike wheel. The red back light does the same, orienting the location and distance of your bike for motorists–at least once they know what they’re looking at.

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