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ASAP help removing reflectors!

Old 12-29-03, 09:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Veganese
Why is everyone so adverse to reflectors?
Isn't visibility a good thing?
Its not like they add large amounts of weight so what's the beef?
Dont need it and it looks dumb.Dont need the weight.They dont do that much good,its been tested.You can have all of mine.
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Old 12-29-03, 06:02 PM
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Originally Posted by shokhead
Dont need it and it looks dumb.Dont need the weight.They dont do that much good,its been tested.You can have all of mine.
Don't throw or give away your old reflectors. Do what I do and turn them into Christmas tree ornaments. This of course assumes that you celebrate Christmas.
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Originally Posted by khuon
Don't throw or give away your old reflectors. Do what I do and turn them into Christmas tree ornaments. This of course assumes that you celebrate Christmas.
Thats a good idea.
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Old 12-30-03, 12:39 AM
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Originally Posted by nuovo
Any bicycle that comes with reflectors is only masquerading as a bike. Please destroy the sinister counterfeit. Buy a real bicycle. That's all I have to say.
the lemond tete de course i put together at work the other day isn't a real bike?

sucks to be whoever forks out a few grand for that thing...
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Old 12-30-03, 10:06 AM
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Originally Posted by nuovo
Any bicycle that comes with reflectors is only masquerading as a bike. Please destroy the sinister counterfeit. Buy a real bicycle. That's all I have to say.
By law in most states,they have to be on any new bike sold,even a real bike.
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Old 12-30-03, 11:06 AM
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Originally Posted by nuovo
Any bicycle that comes with reflectors is only masquerading as a bike. Please destroy the sinister counterfeit. Buy a real bicycle. That's all I have to say.
I've got a "real bicycle" that came with wheel reflectors -- a Trek 5200. It hardly masquerades as a bike. I think there's a law that required the bike to be sold with the reflectors.

I do a bit of night riding, so I removed them and put some small reflective tape pieces on the rim. Same effect as the reflectors, but you don't really notice them in the daytime.
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Old 12-30-03, 02:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Trekaholic
I've got a "real bicycle" that came with wheel reflectors -- a Trek 5200. It hardly masquerades as a bike. I think there's a law that required the bike to be sold with the reflectors.

I do a bit of night riding, so I removed them and put some small reflective tape pieces on the rim. Same effect as the reflectors, but you don't really notice them in the daytime.
I was just at the bike shop looking at the 04's.The gray paint job is nice but next to it was a blue one,really nice with matching rims.Only difference i could see was a carbon seat post and it was a triple.
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Originally Posted by rancid_chicken
On millitary bases you are required to have a rear reflector and a front headlight.
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Originally Posted by William Karsten
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I believe the correct term is "Applesauce, Stinky Applesauce".

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Originally Posted by Trekaholic
I've got a "real bicycle" that came with wheel reflectors -- a Trek 5200. It hardly masquerades as a bike. I think there's a law that required the bike to be sold with the reflectors.

I do a bit of night riding, so I removed them and put some small reflective tape pieces on the rim. Same effect as the reflectors, but you don't really notice them in the daytime.
That's not a bike, THIS is a bike!

That's not a knife...

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