The first smart health connected bicycle to be marketed in the world is neither Chinese nor Korean, but Canadian. In production for a year, it will finally show its tip this summer.
The one you've always been waiting for …
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This smart health connected bike is an original creation of 2 engineering students, an expert in carbon fiber manufacturing and a medical student, experienced in biomechanical design. Their purpose? Make you radically change the way you ride a bike thanks to smart health connected features such as safety sensors and interactive feedback.
The project launched on the crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter on May 1, 2020, was more than welcomed. When they only needed $ 100,000 to finance their project, they were surprised to receive an amount much higher than they expected: more than 820,000 dollars! This success can be explained by its sleek design, the use of smart health connected objects or the carbon fiber alloy that covers the bike. The beauty of the bike is good, but what about our safety you might say. Well, everything has been planned for this purpose, there are sensors placed on the front of the handlebars that will tell you if an element, such as a car, is too close to you. The bike was designed with your safety in mind first.
While cycling accidents are very common, the "Valor" was designed with the idea of your safety in the first place. Everything has been planned for this purpose, there are sensors placed at the front of the handlebars which will indicate by vibration if an element, such as a car, is too close to you, in order to adjust your behavior and your driving without looking away. In addition, by recording your route in the dedicated application, the Valor will guide you in your travels thanks to its LEDs which will indicate when you need to turn at the next crossing, which then allows you to keep your eyes on the road in all circumstances, which will certainly save your life or that of another person and make the roads safer for everyone.
In production for more than a year, this messiah, which many expect finally arrive on the roads from July 15, 2020, date of marketing of this jewel. It will be customizable thanks to the 3 different colors (white, black and red) offered during your order so that it looks like you.
Starting price: $ 1,249 (around € 1,125).