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White light, flash light, red light, no light

Under California law,  cyclists are required to have a red reflector visible from the rear when operating the bike at night. Those of you riding in darkness with a 200 lumen tail light without a rear reflector are in violation of CVC 21201.

Bicycle light maximum brightness?

I saw this question on a local bicycle discussion list: Is there a legal limit to how bright a bicycle light can be in the Bay Area measured in lumens?

Tonight in Santa Cruz: Light up the night bike ride

Meet all of the cool kids tonight at this Light Up the Night Bike Ride beginning at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History in downtown.

Light & Motion Sidekick action camera flood light

Light & Motion has launched a Kickstarter to fund their new “Sidekick” flood light, which is designed to attach to a GoPro action camera mount. They’re already most of the way to their $50,000 goal but they still have a handeful of early bird specials left. I’ve already kicked in my $100 for the Sidekick read more »

California: Bill to require rear-facing flashing white lights for bikes

Newly minted Assembly Member Kansen Chu, who represents a big chunk of Alameda and Santa Clara Counties in the San Francisco Bay Area, introduced a bill that would mandate rear-facing flashing white lights for bicycles operated at night. Yes, really. Alternatively, the cyclists may wear reflective gear in place of the light.

Bikes, traffic lights and video detection

I’ve been out of pocket for several days due to the American Memorial Day holiday weekend. I hope your weekend was as nice as mine. There was a lot of interest in last Friday’s post about bicycle detection for traffic lights at intersections, in which I uploaded a report about the state-of-the-art in 1985.