Best Bike Tech 2017: A Pick Of The Top Cycling Gadgets

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Advances in technology and connected devices over the last few years have had a massive impact on cycling culture across the world. Thanks to a host of innovations making cycling safer, easier and more fun, people are cycling around more than ever before, be it a lengthy commute, adventure trip in the outdoors, or just an occasional jaunt to the shops.

So with summer just around the corner, it’s time to dust off that saddle and get back on yer bike. We’ve picked out some of the coolest gadgets to adorn your beloved bicycle with in time for those warmer months.

Blaze Laserlight

Available for £125 at blaze.cc

Navigating yourself through busy city streets at rush hour on a dark evening can be stressful enough to get any cyclist’s handlebars in a twist. Enter Laserlight, a rechargeable 300 lumen LED bike light with a bonus safety feature: a laser. Thanks to forward projection technology, Laserlight combines a white light and a bicycle laser image to beam out of blind spots, junctions and situations where you’re otherwise unseen. The laser projects a bike symbol six metres in front of you, visible by fellow road users from various perspectives and increasing your safety.

Lumos

Available for £136 from Lumoshelmet.co

Ever forgotten your bike lights? Lumos is the gadget for you; it’s a next generation bicycle helmet that goes out of its way to make sure you’re seen when cycling thanks to integrated LED lights with brake and turn signals. A tap of the helmet’s Bluetooth handlebar-mounted remote control means you can communicate your intentions to drivers and people around you.

GPS-305 bike tracker

Available for £69 at Detective-Store.com

The GPS-305 is a tracker that hides in your bike’s handlebars to prevent your bike being stolen when traditional locks do not. It is completely invisible, placed in a head tube, and transmits a GPS signal so you can always know where your bike is, even when in the hands of a thief. It’s easy to install, and better still, it can’t be removed with a special set of tools. Catch that bike thief red-handed.

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On – 03 May, 2017 By Lee Bell

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