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    What technology would you like to see on a bike

    For me, BB gearbox's make sense.

    And internal GPS trackers, which can be remotly connected to so 1 you can track your ride and 2 if your bike is stolen you can track it again.

    oh and super hydrophobic coatinsg on bike bits, never get dirty again!

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    The holy grail 2WD?

    USE new carbon 29er wheels have a hydrophobic coating :-)

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    yes but the price is stupid

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    Go faster stripes.

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    Actually a real one; a frame material that is automatically warm to the touch, saving those skin / cold metal interfaces in winter time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stan View Post
    Actually a real one; a frame material that is automatically warm to the touch, saving those skin / cold metal interfaces in winter time.
    Metal bikes!? ;-)

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    How about bike clothes with a built in airbag for falls... disconnect from the bike and your bike clothes inflate protecting you from all types of injury as well as being highly amusing for your ride buddies.

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    You never know that, technology could trickle down from MotoGP

    Also may trickle down?

    Yamaha R1 2WD:

    http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/269/42...WD-Review.aspx
    Last edited by BHB 10.6.6; 26-03-13 at 13:40.

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    A terrain scanner built into the headtube - a small speaker will say "You're not serious about riding that drop are you, Dave?" inna HAL 9000 stylee.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stephanos Wephanos View Post
    How about bike clothes with a built in airbag for falls... disconnect from the bike and your bike clothes inflate protecting you from all types of injury as well as being highly amusing for your ride buddies.
    horseists wear 'em for XC horseing too.

    If one of my riding mates was wearing one I don't think I could resist riding up alongside them and setting it off

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    KERS please

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    A little electric motor with battery recharged from re generative braking

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nobby View Post
    horseists wear 'em for XC horseing too.

    If one of my riding mates was wearing one I don't think I could resist riding up alongside them and setting it off
    That's probably the biggest problem... Mountainbikers are all way too juvenille

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    i did think some sort of balance wheels and rig that you could put under the front wheel and get used to riding at the balance point for wheelies.

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    Women's lycra shorts/bibs with a transparent flange panel.

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    Riding glasses with HUD, showing routes, ride data etc...

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    Quote Originally Posted by _Dirty Karlos_ View Post
    Riding glasses with HUD, showing routes, ride data etc...
    I'd crash & die.

    Had an M3 with that nonsense & hated it, fekkin dials & stuff on the windscreen.

    The KERS is a nice thought though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by _Dirty Karlos_ View Post
    Riding glasses with HUD, showing routes, ride data etc...

    Oakley have that already. Airbrakes I think they're called, they're made for Skiiers but there seem to be enough Mountain Bikers Wearing Skiing Goggles these days.

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    How about fairing to keep the nasty cold wind off....perhaps with heating vents?

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