Tagged: biking

Solar Bike: Engineer designs bike that charges itself through its wheels

Solar Bike by Jesper Frausig

Solar Bike by Jesper Frausig

Biking is already one of the most eco-friendly way of commuting to work. Now with electric bikes making their way into the market at a blistering speed, the life of a biker is getting better than before. Jesper Frausig, a Denmark-based solar-energy engineer have plans to further improve the life of bike riders. He has developed a solar-powered bike that charges itself through its wheels and doesn’t require energy from external power grid. Dubbed Solar Bike, the innovative and sustainable alternative to the electric bike is designed like a conventional bike and is easy to ride and maintain.
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Interview: Jeff Woolf, the maker of Morpher foldable bike helmet

Jeff Woolf Morpher bike helmet

Bike accident can be the most dangerous thing that can happen on the road and accounts for the maximum number of fatalities around the world. A guy, who himself got face-to-face with a dangerous accident decided to make a folding helmet that would protect the head no matter what. And we got the chance to get one-on-one with that intuitive person who is known as Jeff Woolf, the maker of popular Morpher Helmet, specifically designed to secure your head while riding bicycle and comes with light-weight and foldable credentials. So get mingled in this interesting interview with Jeff Woolf who cared to design a bike helmet with amazing protection and portability aspects.
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Morpher helmet for biking can be folded to be carried in your bag

Morpher helmet by Jeff Woolf Biking has become a thriving activity for many Britishers, especially after the introduction of Boris Bikes in London and the British exploits in Tour De France. However, while such human powered transportation is good for your health, there are always those potential risks of heavy and even fatal injuries due to avoidance of wearing helmets. Quite unfortunately, statistical figures for London say that around a whopping 93 percent of people who hire bikes don’t wear helmets. Another related report conducted in US states that more than 90 per cent of biking fatalities comprised of cyclists who didn’t wear helmets. So what exactly prevents people from wearing the helmets? Well, the general answer from many cyclists was simple – conventional helmets are too bulky to carry around. Well, inventor extraordinaire Jeff Woolf has ingeniously found a way that works around this cumbersome ‘bulkiness’. He has designed the Morpher Helmet, a contrivance that can be easily flattened and then folded to be carried in a small bag.

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