Hey, if anyone needs to know the effectiveness of any cycling safety gear, just send it my way. The way things are going, it will just be a matter of days until I've tested it for you.
I crashed Sunday, for the third time in the 6 months I've had my road bike, by overlapping the guy I was riding with. He slowed, and I thought he would speed back up, not realizing we were about to make a turn. So I didn't agressively slow, and well... ouch. Fortunately I didn't take him down with me, and the xrays didn't show anything broken. Just bruises and rash.
Crash Test Dummy - emphasis on Dummy.
Bike is back from the shop (minor stuff), so I'll be riding again tomorrow.