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Old 08-07-2010, 12:49 PM
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Smile Oddball Bicycle Light Vaporware

Hello all!

I often find unusual bike lighting products and am curious if others have seen or experienced the products in reality.

I was simply stunned that this was not already a stick thread started by K'Tesh.

So here is what I found yesterday:
Cyglo Tyre
From their site "Cyglo Tyre also offers exciting aftermarket coloured and flashing light options for trend setting BMX riders and fashionable mountain bike enthusiasts."




The Flash clip they have shows what looks like LED's in the tire.
As far as I can tell it's powered by unicorn flatulence but it looks neat.

I've found other similarly odd lighting devices for bikes and am going to post them soon to see if anyone here has used them or even heard of them.

Please post other oddball bike lighting devices and your experiences with them if devices are anything other than the figment of an artist's imagination?
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Old 08-08-2010, 05:31 PM
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Old stand by for goofy lighting:
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Old 08-08-2010, 06:41 PM
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Default Safe Turn Bicycle Indicator

Wrist mounted turn signal light.
http://www.safe-turn.co.uk/

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Old 08-08-2010, 07:19 PM
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Sort of a DIY Hokey Spokes
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Old 08-10-2010, 09:02 AM
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Question What about a windbreaker?

I read somewhere about a windbreaker with a set of LED's in the sleeves that are smart enough to indicate which direction you are signaling... Dunno where to look for it tho.
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Old 08-10-2010, 11:25 AM
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I've considered getting one of those pre-made SpokePOV kits...

a friend just gave me a self-contained blue cathode tube kit that I'm going to find a way to mount in my rear wheel... hopefully I don't get pulled over for having a spinning blue light in my wheel...
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Old 08-10-2010, 12:01 PM
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hopefully I don't get pulled over for having a spinning blue light in my wheel...
I haven't been. The spirit of the Law is based on whether or not you are trying to impersonate an officer. No flashing blue light... your golden.
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Old 08-10-2010, 12:36 PM
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Old 08-10-2010, 02:46 PM
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Considering the new Tron Legacy movie coming out I'm kinda hoping to see a cycling Tron suit, old style or new style.
Between the full spandex fit, the visibility that the lighting offers and the popularity of the original movie it would likely sell well and be well received by the motoring public.
Put the wearer on a long wheelbase recumbent lit up with Down Low Glow and color coordinate with the outfit.

INSTANT road spacing!
That or adrenaline junkies on Ninjas trying to out race you to cut you off...
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Considering the new Tron Legacy movie coming out I'm kinda hoping to see a cycling Tron suit, old style or new style.
Between the full spandex fit, the visibility that the lighting offers and the popularity of the original movie it would likely sell well and be well received by the motoring public.
Put the wearer on a long wheelbase recumbent lit up with Down Low Glow and color coordinate with the outfit.
Been there, done that... almost...

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