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Bike Peddler Take A Look Mirror

Old 07-27-08, 06:58 AM
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Bike Peddler Take A Look Mirror

The Bike Peddler Take A Look Mirror comes highly recommended by most of you guys. My problem my glasses are the titanium light farms. Does this mean that they wont work on my glasses and i will have to purchase a more study pair of glasses?

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Get the helmet adapter, I use it and like it. If I had to do it over again I would buy 2 adapters in case I put the sticky things on wrong the first time. I road with it this morning (in the fog!) and it saved my life (again).
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I use the take-a-look until last year. Then I hit a patch of sand on the road, my front wheel went out, and the pavement pushed the mirror into my face. 14 stitches.

I now use the CycleAware Reflex, which is round and has a plastic guard around the mirror so shouldn't cut like that.

I prefer helmet mount. I also have thin titanium frames, and the take-a-look barely hung on to them. Also with glasses mount, I took it off when I got there, and frequently forgot to put it back on again. No such problem with helmet mount.

I find the CycleAware mount much more stable and reliable than the helmet adaptor for the take-a-look. In the winter temperatures, the helmet adaptor got so hard and slippery that the mirror fell off every mile or so. In an accident, I like the rubber-covered flexible wire with a plastic-surrounded, ball-jointed, easy to pop off mirror to Take-A-Look's bare, somewhat sharp mirror and extremely stiff, unbending wire and brass tube an inch from my eye and face.
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The Third-Eye round helmet mirror has a thin plate that has small cutouts that make it flexible enough for contoured surfaces, and there is a double-sided adhesive pad to attach it with. I use two zip-ties around the plate and through the helmet instead, which is more secure.
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