See that image above? That is how visible you ought to be when on a bike at night. See that image above? That is exactly what Veglo have made possible with their Commuter X4, a backpack attachable backpack like light accessory that makes you extra visible when on a bike.
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Being a cyclist, I can only let you know that this is a great idea. The fact that it can permanently attach to my backpack makes it very useful for me, as I am often commuting to work on a bike. The fact that I can then remove it and attach it to my own back is great too!
Already coming second in the British Inventors Project, these lovely people (who are on hand at Gadget Show Live 2014) were only beaten by an Artificial Pancreas, which gives you an idea of how well it works. In fact, I would suggest you meet them if you get the chance, and if not, definitely read their stories on their Kickstarter page:
So how much for one of these? £25! I have a USB rechargeable light that cost me £40, so the small amount of £25 is definitely a bargain for any one. And I don’t think it needs to be said, but if you are a keen cyclist, and cycle in a busy area, you can’t put a price on your safety!