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Full Carbon Spoke Reflectors?

Old 05-17-11, 06:40 PM
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Full Carbon Spoke Reflectors?

where can i get some? i have the ugly plastic ones of my current bike (its TREK with shimano componants) and they make noise sometimes. the carbon fiber is supposed to be lighter and more aero. thanks
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Old 05-17-11, 06:46 PM
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I'm looking for a full carbon dork disk as well. I prefer one with dimples.
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just use some reflective tape, it's lighter and they're dimpled.
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I'm looking for a full carbon dork disk as well. I prefer one with dimples.
A manufacturer should bundle both those with a carbon kickstand. Ooops, I just gave away a great business idea for free.
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I'm looking for a full carbon dork disk as well. I prefer one with dimples.
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I've always wanted skewers that were like the spikes from the James Bond Aston Martin:
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Take of the spoke reflectors . . . no rattle!
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Ive taped reflective tape on my spokes. Each one is offset on the next spoke to add the illusion of a wave when the wheels turn. Plus I added a playing card taped to the rear stay so that it touches the spokes. Gives it that motorcycle sound as the spokes hit the card. Remember, loud bikes saves lives!
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just use some reflective tape, it's lighter and they're dimpled.
are dimpled reflectors cuter?

i prefer moles
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Old 05-17-11, 10:33 PM
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are dimpled reflectors cuter?

i prefer moles
Gophers are better.
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Continental GP4000 *Reflex* have reflective sidewalls.
No need for reflectors.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
A manufacturer should bundle both those with a carbon kickstand. Ooops, I just gave away a great business idea for free.
Don't forget the aero mirrors and fluorescent handlebar tassels!
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awesome thread.
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I see that the rain is beginning to get to some people
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A manufacturer should bundle both those with a carbon kickstand. Ooops, I just gave away a great business idea for free.
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How about decorating your bike so it looks like the bike in the Pee Wee Herman movie?

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I know where you can get some full carbon smoke detectors though. They use solar panels instead of 9 volt batteries. You no longer have refer to them as 9 volt slowly battery drainers and there is a lesser chance your wall will collapse because they are so light. Ohh and did I mention they are made out of Carbon Fiber? Yep
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How about decorating your bike so it looks like the bike in the Pee Wee Herman movie?

I'd kill for that bike, seriously who wouldn't want it?
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Old 05-18-11, 06:42 PM
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I'd kill for that bike, seriously who wouldn't want it?
Actually having the Pee Wee Herman bike or even a replica would be cool. I wouldn't want to ride a century on it but it be great to have in my collection.

Edit:

On second throught, I would love to see the looks on the faces of the other rides as I pulled to the starting line at a century on my Pee Wee Herman bike.

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I'm looking for a full carbon dork disk as well. I prefer one with dimples.
To go with a carbon fiber handlebar mirror.

I'd rather drill out my water bottle.
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