iPhone bicycle apps

This is cool: WIRED lists five iPhone apps that replace bike hardware. I think the most clever is a Cyclocomputer that measures your bike’s speed by counting the sound of a plastic tab on the spokes. Another clever app is a brake light that uses the built in accelerometer.

The creation of a carbon fiber bike video. Via Nippleworks.

Kadisco: An evening at the San Francisco Bicycle Film Festival.

Tour de France 2009 Stage Thirteen

Darcy Darlin’ asked what kind of helmet is on Heinrich Haussler’s head. That would be a Catlike helmet, which is not legally available for sale in the USA (it’s not CPSC approved) although I know people who import it anyway.

Vancouver Commissioner says bikes should be taxed.

Camera simulator shows how changing aperture, shutter speed, and ISO affects a photo. Via my buddy Erik.

That’s my roundup for the day. Bike Intelligencer has his own roundup (posted at 1:42 AM! Good God, man!)

8 Comments

  • kit
    July 20, 2009 - 8:20 pm | Permalink

    Good question from Darcy, Cervelo is rocking some of the coolest-looking helmets I've ever seen.

  • kit
    July 20, 2009 - 1:20 pm | Permalink

    Good question from Darcy, Cervelo is rocking some of the coolest-looking helmets I've ever seen.

  • kit
    July 20, 2009 - 8:23 pm | Permalink

    And by the way… this company is a total loss in translation.First of all.. do cats wear helmets? Or is a cat on your head supposed to be the height of comfort and invisibility?Secondly.. the slogan is "for a protected life!?" I hardly imagine that most aspire to live a "protected life!"

  • kit
    July 20, 2009 - 1:23 pm | Permalink

    And by the way… this company is a total loss in translation.

    First of all.. do cats wear helmets? Or is a cat on your head supposed to be the height of comfort and invisibility?

    Secondly.. the slogan is "for a protected life!?" I hardly imagine that most aspire to live a "protected life!"

  • Yokota Fritz
    July 20, 2009 - 8:40 pm | Permalink

    Yeah, I don't get it either…

  • Yokota Fritz
    July 20, 2009 - 1:40 pm | Permalink

    Yeah, I don't get it either…

  • Paul Andrews
    July 20, 2009 - 10:19 pm | Permalink

    Hey Richard, it's easier to snag those links when everyone's asleep ;^) Paul @bikeintelligencer.com

  • Paul Andrews
    July 20, 2009 - 3:19 pm | Permalink

    Hey Richard, it's easier to snag those links when everyone's asleep ;^)

    Paul @bikeintelligencer.com

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