While it sometimes seems biking is reserved for that .001 percent of the population that actually looks good in spandex, it's also a sport filled with amazingly geeky and tricked-out equipment. Bike part manufacturer Shimano and International Design consultancy IDEO have created "Coasting," a bicycle that's "smart enough to shift gears for you, keep you comfy on those casual rides around town, and one that will permanently put a smile on your face."
The Raleigh Coasting bicycle caught my attention because of its innovative gear geekiness, but I was delighted to learn it has a “six-pack” front rack – just the right size for six of your favorite canned or bottled beverages. And it has a built in bottle opener. Something tells me Fit, Yum and I all need one. For a full gallery of images, read more