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Rear view mirrors for bikes are not cool…

Posted by on December 6th, 2005 at 12:17 am

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…unless they’re made by local biker and musician, Ben Salzberg. He makes these ingenious rear-view mirrors from spokes and beer bottle caps. Usually he just makes them for friends, but because he’s such a nice guy he’s agreed to make a bunch and bring them to tomorrow’s BikeCraft Faire. They’re the perfect gift for the stylish yet safe biker on your list.

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  • josh m December 6, 2005 at 12:39 am

    i’m just really sad that i blew my paycheck this weekend and am broke for the fair. *tear*

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  • martin feinberg August 19, 2006 at 8:22 pm

    I would love to find out how to obtain one of these cool beer view mirrors. Any info? Thanks Martino

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  • Bill Knerr September 6, 2006 at 9:42 pm

    Martin,

    I met a guy on OBR years ago who makes the beerview mirrors. His name is Dick Bird. Here is web link where you can order them:

    http://www.marketingcounsel.com/beerview_mirrors.html

    Cheers,

    Bill

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  • Craig March 6, 2007 at 10:25 am

    Beer view mirrors have been around for at least 5 yrs now, just send Dick Bird your favorite beer cap. Its about a 2 week return

    Craig

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  • Ben November 5, 2007 at 10:55 am

    Yes! By all means, buy them from Dick. They are a pain to make, and I only do it \’cause people ask me for them all the time. I\’ll be making another batch RSN, but mine are definitely very different from Dick\’s — his are better suited to the glasses mount, for sure. I use a spoke for the wire, which is heavier and harder to bend.

    So glad to see he has a working website now — I\’ll refer people there .

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