Re: Lighting--Update to http://bicyclelighting.comdgk wrote:
> Suggestions always appreciated.
My usual suggestion is this: Test your setup by driving by it from
different directions as a friend rides your bike. See for yourself.
If that's somehow impossible, at least ask others whether you're
Also, remember that reflectors and reflective tape are super-light,
super cheap, and very useful. Reflectors on moving parts of the bike
(say, the spoke-bed surface of your rims, or your crank arms) are
particularly noticeable. And low-mounted reflectors are particularly
bright, provided they're aimed properly. But of course, reflectors are
merely an add-on. You NEED a headlight.
Many people greatly overestimate what it takes to be safe at night.
Check your system out before going lumen-crazy.
Frank Krygowski [To reply, remove rodent and vegetable dot com,
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