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Ideas for checking for cars approaching from behind?

Old 05-01-15, 02:17 PM
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I'm with @FBinNY in that I don't advocate for or against mirrors. If someone asks if they help, I say they help me. I've been using one for only a couple of years now, and I've been doing a lot of riding on roads since 1975. When I'm on the road without my mirror, I do NOT feel naked. I have retained the skills of turning my head and listening which I still use when using the mirror.
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I don't ride with a mirror. I use my ears and turn my head. If you're against turning your head, then I guess you need to get a mirror.
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Old 05-01-15, 02:44 PM
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I was going to recommend a mirror, but this is 2015 - The modern solution is a Google Glass scrolling through the feeds from a half dozen or so go-pro style cameras mounted at various positions looking backwards.

Even better would be to convert your bike so you are facing backwards while riding, and use the go-pro/Google Glass setup to see in front of the bike!
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