"I think that you could get the same effect using some diffusion gel that is used in theatrical lighting. or cutting up a milk jug. Also I doubt that most people who have bright lights even think about it. I wonder how people would react to strangers…"
"Personally, I use bicycle lights to be seen buy others and therefore I aim mine at driver eye level.
The city is pretty well lit and potholes/debris on the road fairly visible. I find my 2 Watt bicycle headlight isn't powerful enough to…"
"The problem with bike lights isn't that they're too bright, it's that they're poorly aimed. Too much of the light is directed up at nothing, or into the eyes of others. Car and motorcycle headlights concentrate the light and aim…"
"J, do the googles fog up? I'm guessing my sunglasses or safety glasses are fogging up in this cold as a result of exhaled breath creep up onto them from under my neoprene mask?
What did you pay for the cheap goggles? thanks!
I had some goggles…"
"Before I knew who sponsored it, I thought this was brilliant! "Smart" does not immediately make me think of a car company. But Copenhagenize has a lot of good point.
If a car company is gonna spend money trying to promote safety, they…"
"I've been to L.A. my experience is anecdotal of course, but my observations suggest that the car culture there is vastly superior to Chicago's car culture. Once I walked to the edge of pretty busy street near Marina Del Rey, not at a…"
Thanks for your interest, Tony, and your offer. When I get info on how to set up a presentation (Paul, I guess), i'll be happy to have your help. You are my friend, too once I figure out how to do that. Peg
Oh, very cool, thanks for the link. Ive heard mythical folklore about 'the guy who designed the Paramount' from Chicago but did not realize the shop was still in business. I will definitely have to drop in. So is your bike a Schwinn then? I am a bit disappointed its not Nasty's Cycles but the real story is very good in its own right.