A late Cycle Conference story establish that 40 pct of cycling fatalities come from rear-impact collisions. With helper from electronics pattern house iKubu, cyclists mightiness shortly be able-bodied to outsource their care of existence sideswiped to rad Backtracker.
Backtracker’s rear-mounted detector, which has a scope of 153 yards, monitors how finale cyclists are to cars in their rearview, likewise as how chop-chop those cars are upcoming. That entropy is conveyed wirelessly to a handlebar whole that notifies the passenger done igniter pulses: Tardily nictation lights imply cars are approach, piece delirious pulses think you mightiness presently see burnished lights from privileged a splashboard.
The Southward African squad arse iKubu (composed of hobbyhorse cyclists with hi-tech day jobs) is look to climb $226,000 done crowdfunding and manufacture inauguration Tartar Foundation and hopes to transport Backtrackers as presently as December. The outset 92 funders can get their frame-up for $149, later which item the Backtracker costs $199.
If it workings, the Backtracker is wellspring deserving organism capable to dungeon your eyes on the award alternatively of bottom you. Nevertheless, survival cyclists should observe of Backtracker’s eight-hour barrage aliveness. Ask if they’ll dedicate you a disregard for purchasing trey.