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The Take-A-Look Mirror: Don’t Cycle Without One

February 9th, 2010 leave a comment


Take A Look MirrorThe Take-A-Look mirror is often called the best rear view mirror for cyclists and after using it for 3 years, we’d have to agree.

We call this mirror our lifesaver because it provided a constant view of what was happening behind us. When a car was approaching too quickly or about to pass too closely, the Take-A-Look mirror ($11.90 from CycloCamping or $16.95 from REI.) gave us the vital extra few seconds we needed to react and either get out of the way or signal our presence to the car driver.

For such a valuable tool, the Take-A-Look mirror is very simple. An acrylic, square mirror sits on the end of a wire. That’s it. There are no fancy mounting systems to deal with. You just slip it over the arms of your sunglasses or onto your helmet.

Read the rest of the review on the Take-A-Look mirror

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