11 Aug '11, 11pm

Bikes with Great Lights

Bikes with Great Lights

Meanwhile in California, inventor Kent Frankovich has teamed with partners Adam Pettler and Jim Houk to develop their Revolights system, attempting to raise launch money on Kickstarter. Revolights uses two hooped assemblies containing eight LEDs that clip onto a bicycle’s existing rims. The LEDs are powered by hub-mounted lithium-ion battery packs. The lights blink on and off at a rate set by the speed of the turning wheels. In turn, result in the front half of the front wheel and the rear half of the rear wheel are lit and assist the bicyclist in better seeing the road.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/08/11/bikes-with-great-lights/

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