Hammacher Schlemmer’s Rearview Camera – Minivan Tech Now Available For Bikes

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Hammacher Schlemmer is out with a rearview camera to compete with Cerevellum’s Hindsight. Though it may be the epitome of visual bulk, Hammacher’s Bicycle Rearview Camera can be picked up for a tad cheaper than the tech-loaded Cerevellum. It retails at $180 compared to Cerevellum’s $299.

Hammacher’s Bicycle Rearview Camera doesn’t provide any fancy tech, instead fulfilling only the basic promise – a screen that shows what’s behind you. A quick-release 3.5 inch LCD monitor mounts to the handlebar (up to 1 1/4″ diameter) with a cable that runs to the camera. Surrounding the camera, a light-sensitive circular pattern of red LED lights flash when the sun goes down.

It’s said to be fully weather and vibration-resistant. Run time is 10 hours and it’ll charge to full in two hours. Click ‘more’ to see up-close pictures…

Hammacher Rearview Camera

Hammacher Rearview Camera Light Combo

Pick the Bicycle Rearview Camera up for $180 at Hammacher Schlemmer’s website.

Comments

WV Cycling - 05/20/12 - 1:49am

Wait, so does it record footage also, or just work as a rear-view camera?

gumbo - 05/20/12 - 2:17am

Why would anyone use a vintage bike to showcase some dorky high tech gear?

The Rude Awakener - 05/20/12 - 4:58am

My buddy Fred would love this!

atganirider - 05/20/12 - 5:53am

top mount levers!

I aways thought these were a great piece of kit because as you moved the rh lever, the whole mounting moved, thereby automatically trimming the front mech

3t bars and stem with a very neat job on the Benotto tape

Super!

(was there something about a dorky technical innovation I may have missed?)

mkrs - 05/20/12 - 8:02am

Sorry guys, maybe next time. I’d NEVER attach anything looking like this thing to my bike. That thing is just awful.

Topmounter - 05/20/12 - 9:54am

Seems kind of silly… who backs into a bike rack space anyway?

Rico - 05/20/12 - 4:25pm

Can ya get doctor phil on that thing too? Seems like a must if you can.

Gillis - 05/20/12 - 8:26pm

@Topmounter: Jan Ullrich does

Pablo Tan Santa - 05/21/12 - 1:35am

This will go perfect with my:

Garmin Edge 500, 800 and or any Forerunner w/ bike mount kit
Nite Rider Pro 3000
Delta Smart Phone Caddy
Sunlite Bento Box
Steertube Extender
Go Pro HD Hero 2
Handlebar Mirrors

(Attention: If you have 3 or more of these accessories currently on your bike; sell your bike, play golf, get a gym membership, give up, you suck.)

binny bin - 05/21/12 - 12:20pm

haters are gonna hate, but for someone that uses their bike for transportation and not just exercise, having a screen to see what’s behind you sounds like a pretty good idea, especially if you are riding in city streets, urban areas or bike paths with a lot of traffic.

Mich - 05/21/12 - 2:32pm

LCD + direct sunlight = useless

brett - 05/21/12 - 6:30pm

Wait, so really what is this for?

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