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Lost your phone charger? Grab a bike

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Siva Cycle is based in San Francisco
  • Through a Kickstarter campaign, Siva Cycle raised $126,000 -- much more than their goal

Producer's note: Everyone's had their smartphone run out of juice right at the most inopportune moment.

But now, through Kickstarter, a company called Siva Cycle has created a new device to make sure this never happens to you again. It's cheap. It's practical. And it's remarkably low-tech.

We spoke to them via Skype, and they showed us how it all works.

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