Reddit Reddit reviews Cycleaware Reflex Bicycle Helmet Mirror

We found 3 Reddit comments about Cycleaware Reflex Bicycle Helmet Mirror. Here are the top ones, ranked by their Reddit score.

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Cycleaware Reflex Bicycle Helmet Mirror
Rear-view mirror for biking--mounts on any bike helmetKraton covered wire allows for full flexibilityLarge oval shape and vertical aspect for an extra wide angle viewBase adheres permanently; mirror detaches easilyWeighs just 0.7 ounces (21.8 grams)
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3 Reddit comments about Cycleaware Reflex Bicycle Helmet Mirror:

u/sullivanmatt · 12 pointsr/desmoines

Hey there! I ride that leg very frequently - it is R38 / South Dakota Ave. Yes, it is dedicated shoulder riding, but the shoulder is widened more than a usual highway's would be. I would recommend it over gravel for one major reason: drivers expect bikers to be there. During a good summer day you'll encounter 5-10 bikers in the 10-mile stretch; all regular drivers in the area will be aware that bikes are on the shoulder.

Must-have #1: get a good helmet-mounted mirror (I use this one) and continuously assess the situation area you. Be especially vigilant about people passing other cars. IMO having you, a car, and another car all in a line together is a great way to die. If I see a car swing out to pass another car near me, I usually give a very clear "stop" hand signal to indicate I want them to wait until they are clear of me. Some oblige, some don't.

Must have #2: set up a safety rule and follow it. Mine is that I watch for an approaching car and if at any point their tire touches the solid white line into the shoulder, I hard brake and remove myself from the road. Thankfully, that's only happened once, and in that particular case the driver did start moving towards the center line as he approached, though I had already begun stopping.

Must have #3: get a very bright flashing rear light and use it during the day while on the highway. I have to admit to you that mine isn't bright enough, but reading this made me realize I need to get one purchased before the season starts back up, so I think I'm going to give this guy a try.

If you do the things above I think you'll find the ride up very enjoyable. Good luck and stay safe!

u/man_is_obsolete · 1 pointr/bicycling

I've used this helmet mirror for years and it's great.