Fie on the thief. The news video shows the man’s invention that will hopefully allow the blind to navigate a bicycle, which looks pretty amazing. Maybe it could also allow the rest of us to play with our mobile devices while just riding along. I kid I kid!
Brian Higgins is blind and has been tooling around on a fancy titanium bike equipped with special sensors that beep to tell him to watch out for a tree or post.
The 61-year-old hobbyist inventor walked outside last week to discover a thief had broken into his Los Altos, Calif., garage. The padlock had been broken. His $3,000 Litespeed titanium bicycle was nowhere to be found.
More at NBC Bay Area: Inventor’s High-Tech Bike Designed for Blind People Stolen.