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The ‘World’s Safest Bike’ Glows Bright White When it Hits the Streets at Night

Posted By Elliot Chang On January 7, 2013 @ 5:00 pm In Bicycles,Green Products,Green Transportation,Innovation,Reader Submitted Content | 1 Comment

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Josh Zisson [1] set out to design the safest bike on the road – and the key to safety in traffic is visibility. In addition to a dynamo-powered lighting system, the bike is coated with a patented retro-reflective powder coat that’s by a company called Halo Coatings [2]. When headlights hit it, the entire bike glows bright white. The coating is cheap, extremely durable, environmentally-friendly, and much cheaper than existing reflective technologies. Josh is holding a contest to name his bike next week, and the grand prize winner gets a hand-built wheelset, featuring Halo’s reflective coating.

+ Safest Bike [1]

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[1] Josh Zisson: http://bikesafeboston.com/post/37594964359/safestbike

[2] Halo Coatings: http://halocoatings.com/

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