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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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    Up high!/Down low!

    Nishiki_Blazer.jpgOn 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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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by noglider View Post
    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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    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.
    Last edited by zebede; 10-18-13 at 06:30 PM. Reason: mispelled name

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