The DavidHasselhoff5 gang meet every Wednesday night at 10 PM at Burritoville to ride bikes and drink beer. I’ve only been once before — last Halloween, in a little black dress. Last night it was finally warm out, and I decided it was time to debut the Spoke POV. This is a set of printed circuit boards that go in the bike wheel, and have a row of leds on each side that light up in a pattern that makes a picture when the wheel goes around. You connect them with a USB cable to your computer and upload whatever pic you like, although there aren’t that many pixels, so simplicity is the key. I put in a cat:
Needless to say, it was an enormous hit with the other kids. As a plus, I’m visible from space.
Yes, this is my midlife crisis. It’s cheaper than a sportscar or a mistress.