More than a GPS, creators call SmartHalo the 'future of biking'

Oct 30, 2017

Gabriel Alberola went out for a drink Wednesday evening and, after locking up his bicycle, forgot to turn off his front light — or did he?

“Someone was like, ‘Sir, you forgot your light’,” Alberola recounted. “I said, “No, no, it will turn off on its own,’ and it did. The guy was like, ‘Wha-a-at?’

“I’m like, ‘It’s the future of biking’.”

Alberola knows a thing or two about the future of biking, or at least the future of bike accessories. Sitting in the Mile End offices of SmartHalo with fellow cofounder Xavier Peich, he talked with excitement about the expanding features and vast potential of their product.

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