arara, the battery-free wheel mounted bike lights

arara, the battery-free wheel mounted bike lights

colorful as an arara parrot and as eye-catching as the northern lights, ‘arara’ lights make bicycles much more visible on the road. designed by siberia-based physicist semyon filippov, the luminaire doesn’t need a battery to keep your life safe.

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a close-up of the wheel-mounted light



increasing the bike’s visibility during the twilight hours and at night, arara illuminates the entire wheel, ensuring that drivers can easily spot a cyclist from every angle. the lights are self-powered with neodymium magnets – no batteries or wires needed.

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arara lights are both water- and dust-resistant



users need not worry about charging the lights or switching them on or off. they turn on when the cyclist starts rolling, and gradually dim after the rider stops.


video by araralights



filippov is going to launch ‘arara’ on indiegogo very soon — to be notified and get 20% off, subscribe to the newsletter on the designer’s website

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arara is available in multiple colors



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early sketches of the arara


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edited by: maria erman | designboom

  • Looks like a wonderful
    Product. Every bike should have at
    least a pair of them. Look forward to
    putting them on all my bikes.

    Erick Bohling says:

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