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Mandiberg covered a bicycle in retroreflective vinyl. The above pic combines two shots of the same bike – left side taken with flash, right side without. Wow!

We used Scotchlight 680 vinyl. When the bicycle is in the beam of a light (like a car’s headlight, or a camera’s flash,) it reflects back super bright. When it is not in the light, it is just jet black. Ideally, it will aid in nighttime bicycle safety.

Likely to shatter previous bicycle safety records! (do they have those?) – Bright Bike

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!


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