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ZBOARD | WEIGHT-SENSING ELECTRIC SKATEBOARD

Sometime ago we showed you the "Fiik Skateboard" an electric skateboard controlled by a remote in your hand. The ZBoard however, is a hands free electric skateboard. The ZBoard is weight-sensing, to ride simply lean forward on the front footpad to accelerate and lean back on the rear footpad to brake. The boards go on sale from April 2012, but are available now for pre-order.



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PUSH SNOWBOARDING | BY NOKIA AND BURTON | Image

PUSH SNOWBOARDING | BY NOKIA AND BURTON

Nokia, in partnership with Burton, developed a monitoring system for snowboarders. The idea is to connect a series of sensors (heart rate, pressure on the board and orientation) to a Arduino processor, which then sends via Bluetooth, the acquired data to a Nokia N8, which records the entire performance (including the phone´s GPS path).  All this through a free application that can be downloaded from the Push Snowboarding web page. The Push Kit should be availab...
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NIGHTSUP

 NightSUP is company based in Miami that specialises in making illuminated paddleboards.  Adding lights to a SUP enhances safety of moonlight paddling trips and provides an incredible and beautiful way to view nature and wildlife. The company sells paddleboards with pre-installed kits or installs the kit on your existing board by integrating a permanent LED system that is glassed into the rails of the paddleboard, creating a 40-foot circumference of light ...
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KURT KINETIC ROAD MACHINE INDOOR TRAINER

If you stay off the bike over the winter because of the harsh conditions, this could be a good solution for you, the "Kurt Kinetic Road Machine Indoor Trainer". Its quiet, smooth, leak-proof, and offers an ultra-accurate simulation of outdoor riding. Powertap calibrated, the fluid trainer automatically adjusts resistance as you change speed....
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