07 March 2008

Chic Safety - Interesting reflective stickers

Safety gear often looks clunky. These vine stickers are the best I've seen for safety without the dork factor.

At $4.95 from Team Estrogen I think they're worth trying out. I think they could look good on a helmet, a bag, or possibly the bike as shown, particularly on the top tube of a mountain bike where the handlebars often hit and chip the paint. There the sticker would serve double-duty protecting both the frame and you!

Ultimately these are probably better than the clunky safety gear - drivers see variation better than blobs; patterns, lines, and dots all help. Plus they're more attractive than the reflective duct tape look!

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