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Smart Ebike

The hybrid bike from Smart, which was presented at the Paris Salon of 2010, will be launched in the first half of 2012. The model is hybrid, it uses an electric motor in conjunction with muscle strength, which generates power in cycling. With more than 400 Wh,the battery can last more than 38 miles. The bike also has interaction with smart phones and was developed in partnership with the German manufacturer Grace, creators of the amazing Grace Urban-bike. Watch the video



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AUTOSOCK

Most snow chains are cumbersome and difficult to mount on your tires, the AutoSock is a great alternative to the traditional tire chains. Made from a high tech woven fabric which increases tire to road friction, the AutoSocks are comfortable in use and do not cause vibration or noise when driving, unlike snow chains. They go on easy and quick, and are light, plus they dont take up much room in your car trunk, and are reusable and machine washable. It really is the p...
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TRATAR BIKES

Tratar is a small company that handcrafts bicycles in Slovenia in quite an interesting fashion. The beautiful bikes are crafted from top quality, locally sourced Slovenian wood and assembled by hand with biodegradable glue to minimize the productionís environmental footprint. The end result is a construction with no visible joints and thus no weak points. The sleek city bicycles are available in two different specifications on the same frame. The single-speed offers...
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OVERADE | FOLDABLE BIKE HELMET

Overade is a cool design by French design studio "agency 360", the innovative design offers the same protection as a standard helmet but folds up to a compact, easily transportable size when not in use. The Overade helmet is divided by 3 in the folded position giving you the possibility to easily slip into a purse or backpack. The Overade is currently on fund raising site Ulule and is expected to be released in spring 2013. Watch the video Another great o...
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