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Night riders and commuters: Tireflies on sale at Target ($7)(6 posts)

Night riders and commuters: Tireflies on sale at Target ($7)shawndoggy
Oct 20, 2003 12:58 PM
These are for the bicycle version which flash a lot more than the car version I was running previously. Come with an extra set of batteries too.
Thanks for the tip.TWD
Oct 20, 2003 3:04 PM
I've never seen these things before (can you tell I don't get out much).

Seems like a good idea. A little bit of extra movement is enough to catch the eye.

Two questions. 1.) Are they light? (no pun intended, I mean weight wise) 2.) Are they waterproof?
Oct 21, 2003 9:37 AM
1. Well they are heavy if you are someone who doesn't run presta valve covers because of the weight. For the rest of us the weight is imperceptible.

2. Waterproof? Dunno, I live in Nevada. We don't need to ride when it rains!
So they have them for bikes now?Ken of Fresno
Oct 20, 2003 5:48 PM
The ones I had were for cars and didn't really flash much on the bike. I just might pick up a pair of the bike ones to see how they do. Anything to make us more visible out there is good. They look kinda cool too.
need presta/schrader adapters nmDougSloan
Oct 21, 2003 6:33 AM
Must be what I sawAl1943
Oct 20, 2003 7:10 PM
walking down my street, two people and a big black dog. They each had two flashing red lights on each side, including on the dog, definitely kool looking.