Sunday, 27 January 2013

Kit-tastic # 1: Being Seen and Heard

From the sound of it the number one danger on this trip is someone driving into you. Either a big truck on the backroads of the Pamirs or an inattentive driver in Chinese traffic. So it is vital that people know you are there.

I’ve added spotlights (Touratech) and a high intensity headlamp (HID-50). A high volume air horn should make people take notice.  On the passive side, I have covered the back and sides of my panniers with reflective film (like they put on police cars) which really stands out.

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