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Make Your Bike Helmet Point You To The Nearest Citi Bike Station! #AdafruitWeekendProject

The weather is finally warming up. It’s time to take a Citi bike for a spin! For help navigating to the nearest bike station try this Adafruit tutorial for a fun Citi bike helmet!

Improve your visibility with style! Mod up this bike helmet with LED strip, a FLORA GPS, and find your way to the nearest Citi Bike station with ease. We used a Carrera foldable helmet, which has grooves between the protection, perfect for NeoPixel strip.

Before you begin this project, we recommend reading the following guides:
Getting Started with FLORA
FLORA GPS
FLORA Accelerometer/compass

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