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Old 12-05-09, 09:08 PM
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I'm using the Take-a-Look, but I'm not 100% satisfied with it.

I've lost one, was riding when it was cold, and I didn't feel it when it fell off somewhere. I couldn't find it when I backtracked. I've had problems when I was involved in tackling some brush on the bike lane, and the replacement gets knocked off. The muted silver/gray/brass colors of the mirror and mounts make it hard to see on the ground (especially when fall leaves are involved).

I added a leash, and tried applying a blue retroreflective sticker to the back of the mirror to improve visiblility. However, it's peeling off the mirrored surface.

I'm thinking about a 3rd mirror, putting it on a leash, and using CA (super) glue (and insta-set) to apply a protective layer over the back of the mirror. If I do that, I'll need to make sure to keep a good flow of air over the mirror to avoid the white fogging that sometimes occurs with CA glue offgassing.

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