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    I have these on the wheels of most of our bikes:...

    I have these on the wheels of most of our bikes:
    Lightweights for Wheels Power Reflectors 86 piece kit USA

    I have used this on various cycling clothing (gloves, helmet, jacket) as well as parts...
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    Sorry, not sure if you're looking for clipless or...

    Sorry, not sure if you're looking for clipless or not. But, I really like my Keen Commuter sandals for commuting (in warmer weather). I have used these for the last 4 years with my various Crank...
  3. I've been riding with the Luxos U on my new...

    I've been riding with the Luxos U on my new commuter/tourer for about a month and have been happy with the performance and convenience in comparison to my previous re-chargeable setup. I do have a...
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    I did my first cross-country tour on an '86...

    I did my first cross-country tour on an '86 Specialized Expedition. Still sorry I sold that bike.
  5. I do have a couple Cygolite lights, the Pace 750...

    I do have a couple Cygolite lights, the Pace 750 and Metro 360. At the time, they were good values for me in rechargeable lighting. I have since moved onto a dynamo setup on my primary bike and...
  6. My (heavy) laptop is close to that same size (15...

    My (heavy) laptop is close to that same size (15 x 10 x 1.5), and I carry it in a padded neoprene sleeve in my Ortlieb Backroller Classic.
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    Obviously an impressive tent. It's turned your...

    Obviously an impressive tent. It's turned your world upside down! :)
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    Re: the two-wheeled trailers, yes with the...

    Re: the two-wheeled trailers, yes with the increase in the use of rumblestrips on US highways, that may be a concern re: positioning of your bike/trailer on the road, potentially causing you to ride...
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    Well, our experiences from the early 90's are a...

    Well, our experiences from the early 90's are a little aged, like my wife and me, but lessons we learned then are still relevant now. Also, allow me to apologize in advance for the length of this...
  10. hmmmm... I have a daughter in Manhattan. I...

    hmmmm... I have a daughter in Manhattan. I could visit her, then go out and play with you guys? Decisions, decisions...
  11. I'm not sure if you're looking for photos of beam...

    I'm not sure if you're looking for photos of beam tests within the city specifically, but if you want a general comparison of various dyno lights Peter White has a good reference page.
    headlight...
  12. It is the Crane Suzu mini headset mount brass...

    It is the Crane Suzu mini headset mount brass bell.
    Crane SuzuMini Headset Brass Bell|bike bell
  13. I also love having a bell for the MUPs, and...

    I also love having a bell for the MUPs, and usually I'm receiving a thank you versus a startled look when I signal my presence. Here is what I just picked up to add to a new commuter.

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    These should work out well for you. I have the...

    These should work out well for you. I have the Back Roller Classics that I use for commuting. One pannier carries my (larger) laptop and assorted accessories. The other pannier has my clothing and...
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    I picked one up about a week ago, using an...

    I picked one up about a week ago, using an additional 20% off coupon. It isn't a light I was originally looking at, but for ~$70, I couldn't pass on it.
  16. I guess I am wanting the best of both worlds. ...

    I guess I am wanting the best of both worlds. Here is what I'm running in my Dinotte 140L:

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00478VMT4/ref=oh_details_o07_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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    For commuting, I ride with a pair of Ortlieb...

    For commuting, I ride with a pair of Ortlieb Backroller Classics. One is my "computer" bag, and contains my 16" (heavy) laptop, a tablet, extra rechargeable AA's for my tail light, and a generic...
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    For those times when I have attempted to leave...

    For those times when I have attempted to leave without a helmet, I'm so used to my helmet-mounted mirror that it only takes me to the end of our driveway to realize I can't see in back of me.
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    Here is what I've used for my clothing (jacket,...

    Here is what I've used for my clothing (jacket, gloves, booties)

    http://www.lightweights.org/shop/Lightweights-Silver-Flex-Tape-100.html...
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    Sounds like the never-ending search for an...

    Sounds like the never-ending search for an inexpensive, light-weight, stable tripod for a DSLR camera. Just doesn't exist...
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    I like them a lot, have put them on three bikes...

    I like them a lot, have put them on three bikes in the garage thus far. Lightweights has various reflective kits, in addition to the one for wheels. I've used the wheels kit also for wrapping my...
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    Something similar for me happened last week. I...

    Something similar for me happened last week. I was biking home at night after work and was at an intersection waiting for the light to turn. A car rolled up next to me and both the driver and the...
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    Very good suggestions, well done!

    Very good suggestions, well done!
  24. I had replied with these comments below in...

    I had replied with these comments below in another thread re: bright lights, and thought it actually may be more relevant here, so just pasting the contents of my reply below. Apologies in advance if...
  25. Do you get any "legitimate" negative comments...

    Do you get any "legitimate" negative comments from other motorists / cyclists when you run the "strobe and pause" mode? After getting several complaints that my 140L was dangerously distracting in...
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