Take a bike.
Design it in Milan, because Italian design.
Build it in California, because Californian ingenuity.
Throw in a tiny, super-smart computer integrated into the frame that’ll help make riders fitter, faster and happier.
Up for a ride?
Volata Cycles was founded by two colleagues: one a UC Berkeley automative engineer who specialized in IoT for automotives, the other a Milan-based partisan who wanted to marry world-class Italian bicycle design with technology.
Each Volata streamlines existing technology and channels it through a single, 2.4-inch computer built into the handlebar.
Weather? Heart rate? Next turn? Volata knows. Some features feel imported straight from a car — like automated front and rear lights and an easy-access horn. There’s even GPS-tracking if someone absconds with your ride.
Not that you should be locking it up on Mission Street. This one’s an inside bike.
Reserve now for $299. Then start counting down the days till it ships in a year.
Some things are worth the wait.