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June 27, 2014 AT 3:30 pm

DIY Flora Brake Light Backpack #AdafruitWeekendProject


Make riding your cycle safer with this Adafruit Flora Brake Light Backpack tutorial

My friend asked if I could help make him more visible on his motorcycle, so Tyler Cooper and I designed a brake light backpack that uses a Flora accelerometer to auto-detect braking behavior on a motorcycle or scooter. It also has turn signals triggered by a simple wireless module, and can still leaves plenty of room for your stuff in the pack!

This is a complex project with many components! Here are some recommended prerequisite guides:

Getting Started with FLORA

Flora Accelerometer

Full Tutorial


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