Coming to your bicycle: wireless braking?
March 26th, 2012
12:23 PM ET

Coming to your bicycle: wireless braking?

By Steve Almasy, CNN

Holger Hermanns wasn’t out to change the way people bike.

For the computer scientist, whose mission in life is to make things safer through well-prepared wireless systems, cycling is just a hobby.

But when he helped develop a braking system for bicycles that needs no cables and is operated by a sensor in the handlebar, the cycling industry took notice.

“This is a playground for us,” Hermanns told CNN by phone. “I never thought someone would be seriously interested in this.” FULL POST

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