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    Reflector Add-On Increases Visibility

    I saw something on someones bike not too long ago. It's cheap and easy, but it adds visibility.
    What this guy had done was to attach a CD, to his reflector mount.
    All you have to do is unscrew your red rear reflector, put a Compact Disc behind it and screw it back on.
    The red reflector is still there, but now it has a bright accentuating backer.

    Have you ever seen this done before?
    I don't think it's against the law*, and most of us have an old compact disc lying around.
    Chrome on a bike can also reflect headlights. This add-on is certainly not aerodynamic, but it is eye-catching.

    *unless it is considered a white reflector.

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    Finally a use for all those AOL discs...

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    Just pay $4 and get a proper large size DOT red or amber reflector. Free is not free if it don't work any where near as well as cheap.

    Al

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    That's a good idea.
    Automotive reflective tape is really good too. Red in back, white in the front. Its cheap, bright, aerodynamic, and best of all if you wrap it all the way around a tube it gives you side visibility.

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    My Daughters rap, and hip hop trash will start disappearing now
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    You could also drill small holes in the AoL disk and ez-tie them to your spokes and have a spinning light show...lol

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    Or you can wrap your helmet in tinfoil.

    Al

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    Quote Originally Posted by noisebeam
    Or you can wrap your helmet in tinfoil.
    Doesn't everyone?
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    I do. It keeps the government from listening in. Aw, damned, I let the helmet slip! My thoughts! They're gone...
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