The more stuff you have to do to get ready to ride your bike, the less you ride your bike.
I get it.
What I don’t get is how people can spend hours cruising the Stravver or analyzing their power data or cruising the web for the perfect pair of shoes, but come up short in the time department when it comes to Stayin’ Alive.
I’ve written before about lights and why you should always ride with them. Over the years I see more and more and more and riders lit up in the daytime. Although not nearly as many people ride with front headlights, more of them ride with taillights.
Folks, the headlights are every bit as important as the rear ones; that’s why you’re required to have both on your car.
I left the Metro Bike Hub at Union Station last night at 5:07 for a 2-hour commute back home to PV. Friday night in south L.A. is interesting. There are many people on the street and the roads are jammed.
With one exception, I had zero problems riding in the lane down S. Main, Broadway, and Hoover. I attribute it to the lights.
Here’s my set-up:
Two Exposure Diablo headlights set to strobe.
Two Cygolite 150 taillights affixed to my backpack.
One Cygolite 150 taillight affixed to my seatpost.
Four Apace Vision taillights affixed to my seat stays.
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