by Warren McLaren, Bundanoon, Australia on 03. 2.11
TreeHugger - Cars & Transportation (bikes) More at Slidepad
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Well, that's what the company marketing the Slidepad suggest, anyhow. Kinda. They say that their product works by capturing "the momentum of the rotating rear wheel and transfers that power to actuate the front brake." Slidepad is, they believe, also the first ever true (ABS style) anti-lock front braking for bikes.