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Old 5th January 2019, 11:01 PM
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Originally Posted by oretom
Ehhh green / yellow ... ok various shades of green leaves on trees, bushes etc, where do you live and what colour are they??
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Old 6th January 2019, 12:19 AM
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Jeybus but lads have fuck all to worry about if yer only concern is what other
bikers are wearing. Less keyboard bashing and more riding needed me thinks..
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Old 6th January 2019, 01:48 PM
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Originally Posted by SUGS
Jeybus but lads have fuck all to worry about if yer only concern is what other
bikers are wearing. Less keyboard bashing and more riding needed me thinks..
All too busy cleaning their power ranger leathers ready for the dry warmer weather...

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Old 6th January 2019, 05:49 PM
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I canít watch that, my phone doesnít recognise the year 😂😝
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Old 7th January 2019, 12:04 PM
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My lid is hi-viz, does that count? :/

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Old 7th January 2019, 05:36 PM
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Just passed a cyclist wearing all of the high-viz and no helmet, you'd think if you would go to the trouble of putting on the gear you would wear a helmet.
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Old 7th January 2019, 08:49 PM
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My lid is hi-viz, does that count? :/

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Old 7th January 2019, 09:12 PM
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My lid is hi-viz, does that count? :/

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No, it has to be covered in oil and shite.
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Old 7th January 2019, 10:33 PM
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Never without it.
3 of us out on a run.
Guy at the back said he could see me but couldn't see other guy at all-
wearing all black...
Apparently riders with silver/white helmets are in less accidents.

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Old 7th January 2019, 10:37 PM
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Originally Posted by squag1
Never without it.
3 of us out on a run.
Guy at the back said he could see me but couldn't see other guy at all-
wearing all black...
Apparently riders with silver/white helmets are in less accidents.
So he could see high vis but no an entire bike and rider... I think he needs his eyes tested and his licence revoked for being blind.
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Old 7th January 2019, 10:56 PM
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Jeybus but lads have fuck all to worry about if yer only concern is what other
bikers are wearing. Less keyboard bashing and more riding needed me thinks..
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Old 8th January 2019, 11:38 AM
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Originally Posted by squag1
Never without it.
3 of us out on a run.
Guy at the back said he could see me but couldn't see other guy at all-
wearing all black...
Apparently riders with silver/white helmets are in less accidents.
Apparently riders who never use their bikes are in less accidents too.....

If you wear a gayviz you "assume" others will see you....
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Old 8th January 2019, 01:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Jack stowage

If you wear a gayviz you "assume" others will see you....
Not at all I still assume they haven't but if it means that I stand out enough for a cager's quick glance up the road to spot me then it's worth the lack of street cred (I'm in my 50s so I don't care what the cool kids think)
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Old 8th January 2019, 04:44 PM
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So he could see high vis but no an entire bike and rider... I think he needs his eyes tested and his licence revoked for being blind.
It's about contrast, guy with the bit of hi-viz makes the guy without less visible.

Can't figure out if this thread is a sly dig at people who wear hi viz or for people who feel threatened by it ?
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Old 8th January 2019, 07:55 PM
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Years ago I was doing some advanced training and I asked the instructor about wearing hi vis. He said it helps if you're unlucky and come off the bike at night and don't want to be run over. It also helps in locating you. I thought they were good points.
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Old 8th January 2019, 09:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Holy Moly
It's about contrast, guy with the bit of hi-viz makes the guy without less visible.

Can't figure out if this thread is a sly dig at people who wear hi viz or for people who feel threatened by it ?
Did he not have his lights on?

As far as I am concerned I have my dipped lights on all the time, if cages can't see a 200kg bike with lights on and the loud pipe then no chance of them seeing you in yellow either.

Very few cages sold in high viz so why are we so obsessed with it.
I don't give a shit what anyone else wears, sometimes I wear hi-vis mostly I don't but it is still no excuse for cages not to see you.

Most of the time the people trying to kill you have not noticed you because they got a Face Arse Twatter message that's more important than concentrating on than driving.
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Old 8th January 2019, 11:55 PM
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My experience . It's no use. FB is more important. Disguise yourself as a mobile phone.
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Old 9th January 2019, 09:25 AM
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Default Re: High viz craze

Originally Posted by bandit0
Years ago I was doing some advanced training and I asked the instructor about wearing hi vis. He said it helps if you're unlucky and come off the bike at night and don't want to be run over. It also helps in locating you. I thought they were good points.
Exactly ...

Originally Posted by Holy Moly
It's about contrast, guy with the bit of hi-viz makes the guy without less visible.

Can't figure out if this thread is a sly dig at people who wear hi viz or for people who feel threatened by it ?
Sound like a childish dig - who gives a flying fuck what people wear.

Originally Posted by nednedned
Disguise yourself as a mobile phone.
...
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Old 9th January 2019, 09:49 AM
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Never wear my high viz in the summer but as soon as clocks go forward and winter kicks in I wear all the time
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Old 9th January 2019, 12:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Kavo
Never wear my high viz in the summer but as soon as clocks go forward and winter kicks in I wear all the time
My thinking always was that hi-vis is useless in the dark, it's the reflective strips that makes sense at night.
These days I'm wearing a textile [email protected] that have reflective strips sewn in and at night I'm highly visible.
Hi-vis is for daytime use and useless if the stupid twats don't actually look and see us.
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