on thin wood:
AB109007P Motorcycle back protector
Phillips BlueTouch Pain Relief Patch http://www.design.philips.com/philips/sites/philipsdesign/about/design/designnews/newvaluebydesign/january2012/blue_touch_pain_relief.page
I first started looking for visual references from velo couture commuter aesthetics and what gears and accessories are available for bicycles and for other general active wear.
and some fashion research:
and also from this book: American Ingenuity / Sportswear 1930’s – 1970’s https://www.dropbox.com/s/efvni0jv2d81pza/American_Ingenuity_Sportswear_1930s_1970s.pdf
About the thema light, Dorothea Mink showed one of her books – Fashion Out of Order – and there’s one project called Bare Conductive, a electricity conductive ink.
I’m really unsure about working with lights but in general I’m very inspired from this last image
There is also the music video with the two bicycle gangs: