Remarkable similarities. Assistive power, smartphone apps, locking etc. Pricing is quite similar as well. I’ve actually been able to briefly test the Flykly and it was very impressive. The wheel is rather heavy, but you don’t notice that at all when pedaling … you only notice the rather enormous boost in power you get by simply riding the bike. I would imagine the Copenhagen Wheel offers similar results.
There’s been a fair bit of media attention on cycling accidents and menacing drivers over the past year. I’ve often considered getting a GoPro for safety more than thrill capture as a typical ride would probably be quite boring to review. Design Studio, Chaotic Moon has a different idea and instead is piloting the idea of an integrated helmet. There are multiple cameras able to capture several hours of video so you’ve essentially got an integrated black box on your head. Pricing is likely to be around $300 …
The Verge has an excellent piece outlining doping practices and benefits in light of all the Armstrong news. Well worth a read … The end alludes to the often debated perspective on making it legal and the new limits we all too often seek to push past.
a multi-tasked stream of consciousness or perhaps just emails to myself