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December 17, 2014 AT 4:00 am

Turn signal suspenders for biking #WearableWednesday

Great project from Instructables user sreisewitz.

Inspired by the turn signal sweater. It sounded great, except I don’t wear sweaters in summer noon heat, or on cold winter days. Enter suspenders!

I have thought of two major improvements I would like to make, which I included in the tutorial.

I had toyed with the idea of adding sound to it, but that was over-ambitious for the end of the semester.

PS, one improvement I forgot to mention in the tutorial itself was a front-visible light or sound to indicate what command was being executed, since I can’t see the lights when they are on my back, and they have proven to be fickle.

See the full tutorial here.

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