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Review: Light & Motion Urban & VIS

Fall means less light and a crazy mid-afternoon sun glare for drivers. Why not help them (and yourself) by running blinky lights during the day and night? Meet my Favorite Lights Reviewed to Date Light & Motion Urban 200 and VIS 180 Micro Key things to know: USB rechargeable Easy rubber strap mount for installation and removal 180′ visibility with orange side lights Water resistant…

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Knog Blinder Road Lights

Preview: Knog Blinder Road Lights

As my hunt continues for amazing bike lights to keep me from being run over, I was sent a set of the new Knog Blinder Road Lights. These rechargeable beauties are part of the hi power series that Knog released earlier this year. Knog Blinder Road 2 MSRP $79.95 200 Lumens Light Dimensions: W53mm x H30mm x D63mm Weight: 75g Materials: UV-Resistant, industrial-grade Silicone Rubber…

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PDW Aether Demon

Review: Portland Design Works Aether Demon

It’s pretty apparent how I feel about bike lights and the level of safety they add to your bike rides. A blinking front and rear light are found on most of my bikes, including some of my mountain bikes if I’m going to hit the road on the way to find my dirt diet. When Emily started commuting to the hospital every morning we purchased…

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Light & Motion Lights

This Little Light of Mine, Using Lights at All Times

This is a drum I have beat a decent amount in the past, but I need to beat it again as the summer days get longer and people are riding their bikes more and more. There are many reasons I believe you should have a front and rear light on blinking at all times on the bike, at the end it is safety and keeping…

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Intelligent Bicycle Lighting

Survey: Bike Commuters for Intelligent Bicycle Lighting

As a bike commuter this is a pretty forward thinking idea and I believe would help in less commuter centric areas where auto drivers are not used to seeing bikes. I am Joost van Leeuwen, a Dutch student of Industrial Design Engineering at the Delft University of Technology. This is a project I do for a big bicycle lighting company from the Netherlands (they supply bicycle lights…

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PrincetonTec-Logo

Princeton Tec – Crash Course in Making Lights

Princeton Tec designs, engineers, manufactures and assembles our own products at our facilities in the great state of New Jersey, USA. The technology and products have evolved since we started in 1975. This is what the process looks like today. After we made this video, it became that much more apparent that it takes a ton of energy, knowledge and skill to do what we…

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Burn 24 Hour

Preparing for Burn 24 (Plus a Light Promo)

Over the next few days I’ll be posting rambling post, maybe gear setup thoughts and simply going a bit bonkers prior to my 24 solo race next weekend at Burn 24 in Wilkesboro, NC. (Ladies sign up, I need people to ride with in the middle of the night!) A few more last decent rides left before race day. Tonights ride will be to test out…

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Light & Motion Seca 800

New Bike Lights for Burn 24 Hour

The Santa Claus of shipping brought many goodies last week, the timing is in order to get things sorted and tested for the upcoming Burn 24 Hour race. New parts getting installed, new rear wheel, new Camelbak, new chamois, and now new bright ass lights. Light & Motion Seca 1400 1400 lumens on a light is completely amazing craziness. I remember when my previous Seca…

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Kimberlee Welsand and Bike

Win a Bike Light – Motivational Monday with Kimberlee Welsand

Motivational Monday, a Monday tradition at Bike Shop Girl, my goal to keep you motivated and to be striving on the bike even during a hard week or long hours at work. Are you a woman that bicycles? Fill out this easy form and be part of our motivational movement! This month’s Motivational Monday posts are brought to you by one of my personal favorites, Light &…

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