bike helmet

3:21 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

UC student creates a map for Cincinnati bikers

Nate Wessel at one of Cincinnati's new Red Bike kiosks.
Credit University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati graduate student Nate Wessel spent six months painstakingly mapping out bike paths in Greater Cincinnati and everything in between including bike shops, public transportation hubs, water fountains and grocery stores. He also has illustrated the changes in elevation.

The glossy new map is being distributed free at local coffee shops and bike stores around the city. It is also viewable online

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Focus on Technology
2:00 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

A bike helmet airbag gains traction in Europe

This is what the collar/scarf looks like most of the time.

There's a stylish alternative in Europe to the sometimes geeky looking bike helmet. Hövding's airbag collar, complete with a gyroscope and accelerometer to detect a crash, is popular in its native Sweden and being sold in Europe and soon in Japan.

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