Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Exeter, UK
Bikes: Cannondale Bad Boy / Mercian track / BOB trailer / Moulton recumbent project
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We've got both Tireflies and Hokey Spokes.
The Tireflies we run on the trailers - just to add some more attention-getting redness to the back of what is, to drivers, a weird load. We use the Tirefly Ultras, which are always-on with a light and motion sensor, and come in sensible vehicle red. I don't think I'd run them on my bikes, though.
And we have a set of Hokey Spokes which I used on the Dunwich Dynamo (125 miles overnight) this year. They're great fun - a spinning disc of chequerboards and spirals and rude words. Horribly expensive (£25 a blade), stuipidly heavy (each blade takes 3xAA batteries, we have three blades, it stacks up), almost perfectly useless as a safety device. They're perfect bling.
The combination of the two looks really weird in fog, too - you look like a UFO coming in to land.