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Is neon light cool on a bicycle?

Old 02-17-09, 01:41 PM
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I have never heard of the term, but also found this at the "urban dictionary" (Chronic Humanoid Attitude Virus)
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Old 02-17-09, 01:57 PM
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There is a professional photographer that posts pictures in the commuting forum from time to time. Mainly of xtracycles with the down low glow. They look very nice.
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Old 02-17-09, 06:35 PM
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Originally Posted by DataJunkie View Post
There is a professional photographer that posts pictures in the commuting forum from time to time. Mainly of xtracycles with the down low glow. They look very nice.
I haven't seen the pictures, but would they be from the "fenix shill boy" Vasurallie (sp). Haven't seen a post from him for awhile.
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Old 02-17-09, 09:36 PM
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I have had down low glow lights on my bike until their crappy battery died after about 10 rides. They weld the batteries together so if you get one bad cell, you have to toss the whole expensive battery. Stupid system. Great lights though. No gay guys hit on me, so must not be too gay. I also have monkey electric on the front wheel for more side visibility.
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Old 02-18-09, 07:28 AM
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Originally Posted by PlatyPius View Post
In the way that any other male attempt to over-compensate for a perceived "shortage" in the package department is not cool.
Roadies aren't cool? Who'da thunk?



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Old 02-18-09, 08:23 AM
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Great lights though. No gay guys hit on me, so must not be too gay.
I don't think it's fair to blame the lights for that, maybe something else put them off ?
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Old 02-18-09, 11:35 AM
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Originally Posted by brokenknee View Post
I haven't seen the pictures, but would they be from the "fenix shill boy" Vasurallie (sp). Haven't seen a post from him for awhile.
No. I believe the user is BAH.
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Old 02-23-09, 08:22 AM
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What's a chav ?
What's a yute?
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Old 02-23-09, 01:51 PM
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If I wanted to add a down glow type light to my bike I'd just hack something up using cold cathode tubes https://www.xoxide.com/coldcathodes.html used to add light to computer cases. they come in lots if colors. Could probably do it for $20 including rechargeable battery pack to fit a bottle holder.

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Old 02-23-09, 02:19 PM
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Well, florescent lights are cooler than halogen lights but not as cool as LEDs. However, as long as you keep moving you don't have to worry about overheating as the air flowing over them will keep all three types cool enough.
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Old 02-24-09, 11:38 PM
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Cool as tron guy is cool.
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Old 04-28-09, 08:42 PM
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Originally Posted by jdmitch View Post
Less expensive, and arguably more / less ostentatious: BikeGlow
I saw this product 2yrs ago in louisville and have been looking for it ever since. Thanks for the info.
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Old 04-29-09, 08:22 AM
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This was the second winter of using them....I commute in, and ride home in the dark about 11 miles each way.......now with more daylight, I have taken them off, but I'll put them back on next November to March....

"Cool" never entered my mind, my entire reason was and is to get more visibility.........if "they" can see me, I figure I have a fighting chance!
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Old 04-29-09, 08:31 AM
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super gay
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Old 04-29-09, 09:37 AM
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Originally Posted by nickthaquick1 View Post
super gay
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Old 06-05-09, 01:37 PM
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I have a dual-tube amber DLG and have gotten nothing but positive comments on 'em. I second the thought "if you like 'em, get 'em and forget what others say".
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Old 06-05-09, 01:50 PM
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Not quite as cool, but a whole lot cheaper -- https://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.6488
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Old 06-05-09, 02:29 PM
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i might consider them, if it didn't require battery

Originally Posted by KungPaoSchwinn View Post
Hello, i must first say i am not planing on using a ''DLG'' as the only sort of lighting, it's main purpose for me is coolness,anyone think so?



https://www.rockthebike.com/down-low-glow
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