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Old 12-17-08, 10:10 AM   #1
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Retroreflective Vinyl (very cool)

Conducted a search and didn't find any postings on this cool tape. Check the blog for photos and a video.

http://www.core77.com/blog/object_cu...inyl_12140.asp

Cool material: Retroreflective vinyl
If you liked Vanessa Marie's Night & Day Backpack for Cycling, you might want to make like Mike Mandiberg; he wrapped his bike in Retroreflective Vinyl, meaning it looks dark black but turns bright white when a headlight beam shines on it. The amazing material--Scotchlite 680, to be exact--can be ordered from New Jersey's Beacon Graphics.
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Old 12-17-08, 12:50 PM   #2
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Umm,so it's black reflective tape?

http://www.identi-tape.com/eng-sr1.html

Been using this for years now.
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Old 12-18-08, 06:21 PM   #3
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Umm,so it's black reflective tape?

http://www.identi-tape.com/eng-sr1.html

Been using this for years now.
Yeah, but they've got it in 15" wide sheets, not just 1"-wide rolls. Probably a whole lot easier to cover a bike this way.
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Identi-Tape has black in up to the 4" size. That should be plenty big to go around all but tri-bike downtubes.
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I dunno, man -- you know that our Cannondales' downtubes are pretty fat..
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