FLECTR ZERO is the world´s first bike reflector for your wheel which combines stylish design with state-of-the-art reflection and outstanding aerodynamics. Beyond that it´s weightless and indestructible. Paper-thin it fits every spoke like a glove. Released mid of 2016, FLECTR ZERO has already earned an outstanding reputation.
DESIGN:Minimalistic design & stylish look. A small flag – that´s it +++ HIGH-GRADE REFLECTION:Thousands of microprisms reflect light back to its source. Most advanced reflection technology - stunningly glowing when hit by car headlights. +++AERODYNAMIC EFFIENCY:Optimized shape and low profile avoid air drag. Tested with air flow velocities of up to 160 Km/h (100 mph) without any oscillation or noise. +++ZERO-WEIGHT DESIGN:No impact on the wheel´s dynamic balance through a weight of only 0.7 gram (0.024 oz) each. +++ ECO-FRIENDLINESS:Resource-friendly production with a requirement of under 10% of raw materials compared to old school reflectors. +++ EASY ASSEMBLY:Self-adhering, tool-free mounting. Just remove the foil carrier, center the reflector on the spoke vertex and press both side panels together. Done!
|Type||FLECTR ZERO||standard plastic reflectors||reflective spoke clips *||reflective sidewall tires **|
|technology||metalized cube-corner prims||cube-corner prims||glass beads||glass beads|
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|effectivity – rear view||-||-||++||+|
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+++ = good / ++ = average / + = bad (* minimum 15 pcs. per wheel, ** not available for most road and mountain bikes)
Chunky plastic bike reflectors are heavy, get lost and tend to break. Reflective spoke clips become virtually useless in wet conditions, because of their outdated glass bead technology. They loose a fair amount of reflectivity when getting wet. Under sportive aspects – dynamic balance and air drag – they are a no go item. And one thing is sure: They are anything but sleek and stylish. In short this explains why cyclists do without wheel reflectors, although it means a huge compromise from a safety perspective.
FLECTR ZERO fits every spoke: classic round & flat (bladed) spokes of any diameter Weight: 0.024 oz / 0.7 gram each Reflection technology: high-grade cube corner prismatic retro-reflector Reflectors: metalized prisms Assembly:self adhering, tool free assembly
You can mount FLECTR ZERO in different ways - choose your own style!
21 million bicycles are sold annually across Europe (CONEBI.eu). Conventional spoke reflectors for these bikes cause a plastic waste of about 1.000 metric tons each year. As a one-component product with a weight of only 0.024 oz (0.7 gram) each, FLECTR ZERO is resource-friendly and requires under 10% of raw materials compared to conventional bike reflectors.