Yesterday, while creating a post called The 5 Best New Electric Bikes: Innovation Meets Style and Performance, I realized while researching just how many awesome smart bike accessories there are out there. They were begging to be curated. I’m not even a biker but these bike accessories had me drooling. I mean smart bike locks? Bike-specific navigation systems (with super-cool lights)? Laser-driven bike lights? There’s some seriously cool innovation happening in the bike world.
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Okay, so I know the title of this post says best new biking tech accessories but I couldn’t resist throwing in an actual full-fledged smart bike. I think it’s an option you should know about from the get go since the idea behind many of the products below is to make a non-smart bike smarter (but here’s a bike with some smarts already baked-in). The Vanhawks Valour smart bike has blind spot sensors, navigation lights/display, a gyroscope, an accelerometer, a magnetometer, a speed sensor, a GPS receiver and more. It also comes with an app that will give you access to your ride metrics, the best bike routes and will help prevent bike theft via the Mesh network. Get yours for $1,249.
The SmartHalo, which was funded on Kickstarter (so you know people really ...