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Old 10-16-13, 10:36 AM   #1
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Quick blinkie attachment - velcro

Anyone else mount their blinkie this way? I've found it to be solid and obviously quick and easily transferable between bikes. Two parts velcro, each about 4-5" long.
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I like it, but how do you make sure the velcro is vertical? If the seat stay is slanted, the tail light will face up.
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Old 10-16-13, 02:33 PM   #3
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Up high!/Down low!

On my Nishiki Blazer Commuter I ran some wide orange hunter's safety velcro (?) between the rears of a pair of Wald folding baskets, and put the "blinkie" there. I also clip an amber flasher to the elastic headband that runs at the rear of my bicycle helmet so I have a flasher "up high" over the hoods of cars (and some roofs). In your case, this helmet mount would go from bike to bike as you do.
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Old 10-16-13, 04:00 PM   #4
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it may be the angle, but it doesn't seem to be really tight.
it seems any irregularities you find along the path may cause them to fall.
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I like it, but how do you make sure the velcro is vertical? If the seat stay is slanted, the tail light will face up.
Yeah, I have to admit it didn't work as well on this bike as it has on others, for that reason.

I made another gizmo out of scrap leather and some shock cord that works better. I'll post a picture of that one eventually.
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Old 10-18-13, 06:29 PM   #6
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Hey Due I mounted my blinkie the same way and place. Except I use strips of old inner tube wrapped around the stays several times. The belt clip is very secure wedged in between the strips of rubber.

As for the angle, I think No Glider is right...its not optimal, however when I want to take the road bike on the morning commute I am glad to have the blinkie as 1 of 2 rear lights.

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