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Old 12-10-2012, 02:13 AM   #1
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What if your bike had a car horn?

Looks pretty cool. 23oz. though. I can't see myself using one but it'd be nice if it was out there.

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lansey/loud-bicycle-car-horns-for-cyclists?ref=recently_launched



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Old 12-10-2012, 02:20 AM   #2
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Only if comes with ye olde Aw-Uga sound



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Only if comes with ye olde Aw-Uga sound
Better yet, you could get a musical horn with pre-programmed tunes/sounds or program your own into it. I had one on a "bomber" I drove in the late 80's, it was a lot of fun (and corny, lol)

My horn did have the Aw-Uga sound in it, I did use it sometimes.
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:38 PM   #4
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Might as well go all out and get an air horn. People will get out of the way if they think they are going to get run over by a semi.

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Old 12-10-2012, 01:51 PM   #5
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Looks pretty cool. 23oz. though. I can't see myself using one but it'd be nice if it was out there.

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lansey/loud-bicycle-car-horns-for-cyclists?ref=recently_launched
I like it 23 Oz is nothing for a hybrid guy, It think it would come in handy in the city.
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:01 PM   #6
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I like anything which helps raise drivers' awareness of cyclists' existence. Active emergency measures are especially sweet.

That said, I'd be interested in seeing how this product improves on the existing Airzound offering. That is powered solely by air from your bike pump while this relies on a battery. While not downing either product, I'd like to know what the battery buys you that mere compressed air does not.

Interesting. Either way, I'm in favor of such products. Cyclists need a way to be heard out on the road.

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Old 12-10-2012, 06:13 PM   #7
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Only if comes with ye olde Aw-Uga sound
Having spent my 20 year career riding submarines, I'm well acquainted with the delightful sound
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I have a sub klaxon mounted on my motorcycle. Scares the crap out of cagers!

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Old 12-12-2012, 06:42 AM   #9
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Hey guys, Jonathan here, thanks for the great discussion. We definitely appreciate support from people like you. Nigal, we are doing our best to make it lighter.

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"What if your bike had a car horn?"

You'd be an idiot.

What if your car had a steam whistle?

You'd be an idiot.

See how it works?



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