RideRight

Prevent your Cycling Knee Pain
UX
Arduino Prototyping
iOS App Programmong
Role
UX Designer
UX Researcher
Prototyper
Developer
Team
Solo Project
Timeframe
February - May 2023
3 months
Tools
Figma
Arduino
Xcode
3D Printer
How can we help cyclists prevent cycling knee pain?
By providing real-time feedback on the cyclist's posture, RideRight helps the cyclist adjust their position and prevent cycling knee pain.
A Glance of Final Product
App in CarPlay Mode + Smart Device
(with sound notification)
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Product Demo: Discover How It Works in 50 Sec!
Why does it matter?
The global cycling market is growing.
$11.3B
$11.3B
2020
2021
2022
2023
2024
2025
2026
2027
2028
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2030

The global cycling market is expected to experience a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.2% in the next eight years. - GrandView 2021

Why focus on cycling knee pain?
The knee is the most common overuse injury site in the cyclist.
Traumatic
Injury
Overuse
Injury
62%
Knee Pain

About 84.4% of cyclists reported experiencing cycling injuries, and among those, the majority were overuse injuries. - Marc 2013

The knee is the most common overuse injury site in the cyclist. Knee injuries account for 62% of all overuse injuries in professionals. - Marc 2013

What’s the consequence?
Cycling knee pain does not cause lasting damage, but unresolved positional issues can worsen over time.
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None of the cycling knee pain causes chronic lasting damage, but if you don’t resolve the positional destined to slowly get worse. - Bike fitting expert Neil Stanbury

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You train hard, and it starts hurting, then you train harder, and it hurts even more until you reach a plateau in your training. - Bike fitting expert Neil Stanbury

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3 key insights from 6 User Interviews
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Posture is highly correlated with cycling knee pain
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Cycling knee pain mostly occurs while climbing hills because it places extra strain on the knees
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It is better to maintain a cycling cadence of 70-90 revolutions per minute (RPM) to avoid knee pain
Design Concept
App in CarPlay Mode + Smart Device
(with sound notification)
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Feature 01
Detect distance to calculate the angle with two ultrasonic sensors
Feature 02
Detect if the knee blocks the ultrasound to count cycling cadence 
Feature 03
Detect uphill area using accelerometer 
Arduino Prototype
iOS App Programming
Final Key Features
RideRight: Real-Time Cycling monitor
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Position monitoring
Stay Informed with RideRight's Sound and CarPlay Notifications!
See and hear how it work
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Cadence monitoring
Stay alerted with RideRight's for Optimal Cycling Performance!
See and hear how it work
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Uphill
detecting
RideRight Notifies You Instantly During Uphill Riding!
See and hear how it work
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