Reflective bike shorts

Would you wear these “handy” bicycle shorts?

Reflective hands bike shorts

Available for sale and made to order from Joy the Seamstress on Etsy, who describes them:

I can just imagine the giggles that folks will get when the headlights of their car reflect off your back side!! The man-sized hands follow around to the front – so they are reflective from all angles.

The Refective material appears as grey until lights reflect off of it and then – WOW!

Via Beverly and Bike Portland.

5 Comments

  • January 4, 2011 - 2:27 am | Permalink

    Oh, that’s an easy one: NO.

  • January 4, 2011 - 2:27 am | Permalink

    Oh, that’s an easy one: NO.

  • January 4, 2011 - 1:58 pm | Permalink

    No, I wouldn’t wear it (not the target demographic), but I did make me smile. It’s definitely an attention getter…maybe too much of one though. It’s hard to say whether it would serve as a safety feature or a driver distraction.

  • Siouxgeonz
    January 4, 2011 - 10:07 pm | Permalink

    I’m pretty sure these would be more of a distraction, and they may be a whole lot less effective on a cyclist on a cycle. (When I donned a helmet cover that was pig ears and snout, I removed it after two drivers had hit curbs and swerved respectively… I’ll wear it on the wide open prairie when they’ll see it from a distance ;))

  • January 13, 2011 - 7:02 pm | Permalink

    Too many idiots on the roads would take it as a challenge to try and slap you on the arse as they passed

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