Lighting Vest

The Lightning Vest is one of the coolest bike accessories I have seen in a while! It is a hand-netted, highly visible safety vest made from a custom developed 3M reflective material. It can be worn all year, day or night and layered over jackets or t-shirts. Neck opening is wide enough to pass over your helmet and netting is large enough for your hand to access your pockets. It is lightweight and compact enough to fit in your pocket without ever getting tangled. Brilliant? YES!

(via velojoy)

13 Comments leave a comment below

  1. Brilliant: yes.
    For $80: crazy.

  2. interesting. but it works only if a light source illuminates you.

  3. Coincidentally was just talking with my colleague about high-vis sports gear. I need to make some investments for winter biking – thank you!

  4. Agreed a great item, but $80!

  5. $80 is nothing for something that is locally made by an artisan.
    It’s a great design at the true cost of its value. I wear mine : )

  6. brilliant. i need this. so much cooler and smarter then the alternatives. what a great find!

  7. really awesome idea..love the look too!

  8. Search 3m spoke reflectors – buy a pack of these and a string vest – similar result for less than half the price.

  9. Nice! Would go perfect with the “invisible helmet” aka, an airbag for bicyclists http://www.hovding.com/en/index

  10. Sexy!

  11. great stuff!
    I am making high viz reflective vests and leg/arm bands (called Reflect-Please) based on the same concept…! Brilliant… security in style!
    Check facebook or reflect-please.com

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  13. Where do I buy one of these? They are awesome. But if I click on the picture above, the link takes me to a rubbish imitation vest, which is three times the price. Boo Hiss

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