We have smartphones and smart cars … so it makes sense that we have smart bikes too, right? Introducing the Vanhawks Valour, a Bluetooth-enabled bike with some pretty amazing features.
- GPS navigation and LED lights that tell you when to turn and where to go, so you spend more time with your eyes on the road and your hands on the handlebars.
- The bike also has interactive safety features that warn the rider of problems in the road, such as sensors that vibrate to alert you when a car is creeping up on your blind spot or pothole warnings.
- You’ll want to connect your bike to the Android, iPhone and Pebble app, where you can measure how far you’ve traveled, your speeds, best times, calories burned and more!
- If your bike is stolen, the network interacts to locate the missing bike. In other words, if the stolen bike gets near another Valour, a notification is sent to the owner.
- The bike charges all electronics while you ride it, and only needs an hour ride to fully charge. It will go into a deep-sleep mode for winter or storage.
It looks cool, too. Check it out:
Currently a Kickstarter campaign, you can sign up to buy a single-speed Valour for $999 or a geared version for $300 more.
Would you be tempted to buy a smart bike?