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PostSubject: New Fiber-Optic Vest for night riding   Thu 25 Apr 2013, 09:55

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/noxgear/fiber-optic-athletic-gear-revolutionizing-sports-a/

Funding Via Kickstarter. Very Cool Item for safety!
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PostSubject: Re: New Fiber-Optic Vest for night riding   Thu 25 Apr 2013, 10:03

If you've already got a hi-viz vest, extra running lights, headlight modulator, flashing LED rear lights, reflective patches etc. why not!
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PostSubject: Re: New Fiber-Optic Vest for night riding   Thu 25 Apr 2013, 10:20

I seem to remember the guy riding the bike in "Tron" had something similar. scratch
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PostSubject: Re: New Fiber-Optic Vest for night riding   Thu 25 Apr 2013, 10:27

Those vests remind me of a scene in a movie (title escapes me) scene at night where a tandem bicycle rides by the main character, and the bike & riders are completely covered in LED-type lights. Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: New Fiber-Optic Vest for night riding   Thu 25 Apr 2013, 10:39

Nice thing about this is light weight, fits over any clothing, and provides a significantly different shape from other lighting sources. I would definitely buy one if I was often a night rider (cue theme song).
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PostSubject: Re: New Fiber-Optic Vest for night riding   Thu 25 Apr 2013, 10:47

dspevack wrote:
Nice thing about this is light weight, fits over any clothing, and provides a significantly different shape from other lighting sources. I would definitely buy one if I was often a night rider (cue theme song).

"Kitt, where are you?"

"I'm in your parking space, Michael. Where else would I be?"
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PostSubject: Re: New Fiber-Optic Vest for night riding   Thu 25 Apr 2013, 13:27

While your at it, you may wish to put LEDs on your helmet for visibility and fun (scroll down link to play video):

http://hackaday.com/2012/09/14/helmet-of-many-leds-built-for-burning-man/
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PostSubject: Re: New Fiber-Optic Vest for night riding   Thu 25 Apr 2013, 18:12

dspevack wrote:
Very Cool Item for safety!

Do they have anything that can do something like this??

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=mnk0KjWxgMA

Would have to include music and speakers Smile
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