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Old 10-16-04, 12:38 PM
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rnagaoka
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Originally Posted by gahaya
One thing I've wondered about and N7CZ's photo seems to confirm for me, is how much more visible reflective tape is than even this screaming-yellow/green. Maybe it's the nature of photos, but I didn't even notice you were wearing a hi-viz yellow jacket at first, while the tape jumps out instantly. I know my jacket looks radioactive on cloudy days and at dusk but I wonder how much it can be seen when it gets darker than that...makes me think about adding more reflective stuff.
I also thought a hi-vis jacket would be enough day or night, but soon found out that the fluorescent "DAY-glow" colors would dull at night. Better to get some Reflexite or Scotchlite tape:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=70098

Rainman's offering a great service by selling some for cost.

(PS...good to see other JA's posting.)
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