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Maker - Slava Menn

Fortified Bicycle
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Safe Cycling

Bike lights are crucial for safe cycling, so drivers can see bicyclists and cyclists can see their darkened surroundings. The trouble is, many bikers have their lights stolen or forget their lights at home. After a friend was hit by a car while biking without a light (it had been stolen), Slava Menn set out to solve the problem.

The MIT grad devised a bike light that’s durable enough to stay mounted on the handlebars through all kinds of weather, and secure enough to thwart would-be thieves. Bright enough to see the streets, and to be seen, their theft-resistant LED lights can only be attached and detached with a special included screwdriver. So a thief with an ordinary screwdriver is going to get nowhere.

Fortified’s lights are made of aluminum, are designed to handle being submerged in a foot of water, and come with a lifetime guarantee—if one is lost, stolen, or damaged, they’ll replace it. And some models have rechargeable, removable batteries; just pop them out and plug into a USB port. You’ll never have to detach the light to recharge it.

Cyclists need lighting they can depend on, and Fortified is there when it’s needed—through rain, sleet, and darkened skies.

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Discovered 2/26/2013

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Maker Story

Safe Cycling

Bike lights are crucial for safe cycling, so drivers can see bicyclists and cyclists can see their darkened surroundings. The trouble is, many bikers have their lights stolen or forget their lights at home. After a friend was hit by a car while biking without a light (it had been stolen), Slava Menn set out to solve the problem.

The MIT grad devised a bike light that’s durable enough to stay mounted on the handlebars through all kinds of weather, and secure enough to thwart would-be thieves. Bright enough to see the streets, and to be seen, their theft-resistant LED lights can only be attached and detached with a special included screwdriver. So a thief with an ordinary screwdriver is going to get nowhere.

Fortified’s lights are made of aluminum, are designed to handle being submerged in a foot of water, and come with a lifetime guarantee—if one is lost, stolen, or damaged, they’ll replace it. And some models have rechargeable, removable batteries; just pop them out and plug into a USB port. You’ll never have to detach the light to recharge it.

Cyclists need lighting they can depend on, and Fortified is there when it’s needed—through rain, sleet, and darkened skies.