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Glove Warming / Bicycle Accessory

The ‘Glove warming’ converts the wind energy from riding a bicycle into the thermal energy. It makes your hands warm when you ride the bicycle.

Whenever you ride the bicycle in the winter, you are exposed to be frostbitten even if put on your gloves. It is true that most of riders who are living in cold areas reluctant to ride the bicycle. The ‘Glove warming’ will evoke these people to ride the bicycle.

First, the wind of the speeding bicycle helps the Glove warming’s vane turns. Turning vanes make the electric energy. Next, it is conducted to the hot wire inside of the grip through the electric cord.



Product design
Jochiwon, South Korea

students only


Hong-ik University

Hong-ik University
Chung-nam Yeon-ki Jochiwon, South Korea

Kim Chang-won, Seo Jung-ae, Kang Hee-jin