SpokePOV survived the rain and the playa. (photo proof)

by ChuckT on Thu Sep 16, 2010 4:39 pm

I wanted to share my experience using the SpokePOVs in what would be considerd "harsh" conditions.

They not only survived 12 days, 2 rain storms and masses of playa dust, but worked like champs- all 6 on my BurningMan bike. Photos that it actually happened are attached :)

Thanks All!

Chuck

Me and my bike:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/therealchuckt/4991456599/

My just removed SpokePOVs ready for a clean-up:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/therealchuckt/4996516499/

My just removed SpokePOVs ready for a clean-up:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/therealchuckt/4996516489/
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Re: SpokePOV survived the rain and the playa. (photo proof)

by slip on Thu Sep 16, 2010 4:51 pm

thanks for shareing :D
what did you use to waterproof them?
no photos/video of the images you used? :(
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Re: SpokePOV survived the rain and the playa. (photo proof)

by ChuckT on Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:33 pm

Hi Slip-

I actually didn't waterproof them.

While I didn't ride directly through puddles, they definitely got rained on twice then blasted with dust.

There are images- click on the links :wink:
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Re: SpokePOV survived the rain and the playa. (photo proof)

by adafruit on Thu Sep 16, 2010 9:08 pm

they are, in fact, playa tested :)

(http://www.ladyada.net/make/spokepov/index.html)
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