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    Night Jacket

    Searched the forums and found nothing. http://youtube.com/watch?v=BZvSdq6GYsY
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    Seems pretty dim. I'd bet if he had a superflash on the bike you wouldn't even notice the jacket.

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    Yeah, didn't look so great. I'll stick to my day-glo vest, lights and reflective tape.
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    Might be OK as just an add-on or along-with but not on its own. I'm not sure cagers would decipher the light code either, or for that matter notice different colors.

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    Yeah, maybe it is a cool concept, but i think that cagers need something simple like a bright light as some reflective tape and such. I imagine all the lights on that jacket just confusing a driver making him run right into you.

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    He needs to get a vest like I have with two rows of red blinking lights front and back. It really shows up in the dark

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    I like how the name of the product (or company?) is REACTIVE.

    Shouldn't safety things like that be PROACTIVE? hahaha

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    Quote Originally Posted by stringbreaker View Post
    He needs to get a vest like I have with two rows of red blinking lights front and back. It really shows up in the dark
    Wish I kept my pamphlets from it - but I think the contraption was like $200, saw it at a Toronto bike show a couple years ago --- and it was a vest you put on that had stop light and turn signal capabiility. Pretty cool.

    <googling>

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    illuminite is a godsend for those that ride or run in the night.

    http://www.illuminite.com/Catalog/Cycling/81602_c.html
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    He replied, as to an approximate price --- @ $200 (US)

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