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Thoughts on the Use of This(7 posts)

Thoughts on the Use of Thisjromack
Sep 30, 2002 8:02 AM
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If you really need it...mr_spin
Sep 30, 2002 8:06 AM
You might want to find a better place to ride
I know someone that has one and he likes itLC
Sep 30, 2002 8:14 AM
Works great to let that chick on roller blades with head phones weaving around on the bike path that you would like to pass.
Only if I were deaf or close to it. nmdzrider
Sep 30, 2002 8:42 AM
Have one on my commuter bikeKEN2
Sep 30, 2002 9:14 AM
This and my mirror are the two must-haves (besides helmet of course) on my daily commute. Ever tried "communicating" with someone in their SUV, windows up, A/C and radio on, after they cut you off? This puppy does it in no uncertain terms. It's lightweight, and recharging it is free.
they are great ifMJ
Sep 30, 2002 9:29 AM
you ride in conditions where a friendly ping ping isn't gonna work

I had one for a while before it was stolen off my bike - it sounds like a truck horn - as it's directional it can be aimed at your intended recipient/target/victim

they're cheap, effective and eco-friendly

however they are not a friendly mode of communicating - but people scatter when you use it
for cars or walkers?PdxMark
Sep 30, 2002 10:10 AM
I cross a bridge on my commute and ring a nice simple bell to alert walkers. Cars wouldn't hear my bell, but in most emergencies I can't imagine I'd find the button to blast the airhorn... Walkers would jump at the sound of a horn... I don't think it would be useful for me.