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Subtle Urban Riding Gear

What Gear Are City Riders Wearing?

Scooter, moped and moto riders are foregoing gear for short city rides. Gear is simply too much of a hassle.

Why Don't They Wear Body Gear?

Dressing Time

Average time to gear up and down is 10 min.

Bulk

Body gear is bulky and reduces mobility.

Style

Oftentimes no place to store, so users have to incorporate into outfit.

Most Common Accident

35% of crashes happen at intersections in cities. 

Lowside crash impacts the upper extremities: shoulder and elbow.

Body Mapping

Impact

Areas on the body that hit the ground

Cooling

The body cools down faster 

Visibility

What is visible to other riders/drivers

Ideation: Protection

Prototyping

Daily User Journey

The reason most users don't wear gear is because it is not sufficiently suited for daily use. It is not stylish or comfortable enough.

Style Ideation

Final Prototype Process 

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