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December 15, 2011



I've added a cheap MEC LED bug light to the back of my backpack for walking at night. I take responsibility for watching where I'm going but I like light the for added safety from the back and sides.


I use two bikes.
My main one has two rear flashing lights, a reflector as well as an exceptionally bright front light.
My second bike has a reflector and a flashing light on the back. For the front I added a temporary light until I get a new one (hopefully today).

I don't wear bright clothes or anything, but with my lights on I've never had any issues with motorists passing.

As for walking? Well again I don't wear bright clothes, but I'm generally on full guard of cars.
Might sound weird but I actually find cycling (even on major roads w/o bike lanes), far safer in St. Catharines then walking on any road/sidewalk...And I mean at any time of the day or year.

Darren Kropf

Non-visible cyclists is definitely a pet peeve of mine. It's all about having the right gear!

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Bill Bean

  • North America is eventually going to figure out that, for all the right reasons, we need more bicycles on our roads. Dust off your bicycle and go cycling. And if the gas-burning dinosaurs start to crowd you, it's your road and you paid for it. Take the lane for yourself.

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