Clubs, Teams & Charters
B and M Express (0, 0), Dtakushi (0, 0), Dtakushi (0, 0), Gourmet (0, 0), Grinnell Bike Club (0, 0), Hawkeye Bicycle Association (0, 0), Hills Angels (0, 0), Hills Angels (0, 0), JS2 (0, 0), JS2 (0, 0), LoKe Bicycles (0, 0), LoKe Bicycles (0, 0), Pedal Faster (1, 0), Pour Me Another (0, 0), Reddy to ride (0, 0), Reddy to ride (0, 0), Tall Dog Bike Club (0, 0), Team Buffalo (0, 0), Texas Tumbleweeds (1, 0), Trillium Dell (0, 0), Virg (0, 0), Warriors On Course (1, 0)
I had someone come up on my left without warning last year and crash into me. We (fortunately, for my sake) locked wheels for a few seconds, giving me just enough time to regain control by repeatedly bouncing my front tire off of his rear wheel. He continued on in a very dangerous and nebulous fog. It was terrifying since I had cracked ribs the year before in a solo accident related to poor road conditions.
My solution to this is mirrors, but I have not found a satisfactory solution. The ones that mount on my eyeglasses or helmet vibrate too much to be of value. I am afraid that the ones that mount on the handlebars may do the same, will not provide an adequate field of vision, and will also be in an inconvenient spot on the handlebars.
I am wondering what other riders think.
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