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Tell Santa I want a Down Low Glow!

Old 12-09-04, 04:50 PM
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Tell Santa I want a Down Low Glow!

http://www.fossilfool.com/who-is-fossil-fool.htm

Definitely not justified in my regular bike outlays, but it would make a pretty damn incredible Christmas surprise. These things are just too cool (I've seen a couple riding around Berkeley). And the philosophy is pretty cool. It's neat that he started off just about having fun and adding style and then quickly realized there was a real safety benefit.
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Old 12-09-04, 05:00 PM
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Sweet!
$129 isn't all that bad when you are talking about your life.
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Hollywood on mtbr.com has these on his Cross Check. I rode behind him in an alley cat and it was bright.

Go to this thread and there's a pic of his bike with this light:
http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.ph...t=cranksgiving
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Old 12-09-04, 05:32 PM
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That's just too cool... I want it!
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I MUST have one!!! Anyone use one of these? I found a thread in Advocacy forum where someone had concerns about legality because red and blue are emergency vehicle colors.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...=down+low+glow
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Old 12-10-04, 10:18 AM
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i think if they made one using black light. then i'll be buying it.. *drools*
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Old 12-10-04, 10:19 AM
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me too! I even sent the link to my S.O.
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That's pretty nifty, but it seems a bit too goofy
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This has moved to the top of my Christmas list! And I've been very good.
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Do you think they would come out with an amber color? I think amber is the traditional color for side lighting.

ps--just received an email from the DLG folks who said they do custom colors, including amber, for $30 extra.

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I'm thinkin' "Total Geekiness 2"!
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You can do it cheaper (and with black light) by using those cold cathode tubes like they use inside custom computers. Those are 12 v. and cost about $10.
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Oh my gosh, that looks incredible! The darkness is the only thing that stops me from bike commuting in the winter (take the bus instead), but with THIS, I could commute year round!

I wonder what would be the best color for safety, of the three they offer?
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<drooling>

I like it!
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Originally Posted by Seeker
You can do it cheaper (and with black light) by using those cold cathode tubes like they use inside custom computers. Those are 12 v. and cost about $10.
i've never thought of that!! good stuff~!! but dont they usually plug into USB ports or something like that?
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