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The guys behind San Francisco-based Sparse have a common goal: to take all the gear-related stuff about biking in the city that drives you crazy and make it pretty and not annoying. They seem to have achieved that with their first product, a bike light you don't have to worry about removing when you leave your ride outside.
Sparse's Fixed Bike Lights cost $139 for a front and back set, and get installed on the stem and seat post. You can't get them off without some know-how and tools (though we wonder if SF's persistent thieves will eventually figure something out). So how do you charge them? They come with a 6-foot USB charging cable. They're metal rather than plastic, so they last a long time, and are "stupidly bright," according to Sparse.
· Sparse Illuminates the Way in Bike Design [7x7]
· Sparse [Official Site]