A bicycle mirror can be a helpful accessory for watching other cyclists
or vehicles approaching from the rear. Often featuring a wide-angle
lens, bicycle mirrors may be mounted on bicycle handlebars, on bicycle
riders' helmets, or even on riders' eyeglasses. Although mirrors
can help improve cyclists' rear vision and peripheral vision, blind spots
can still exist. Bicycle riders should not rely only on their rear
view mirrors when checking for traffic conditions and other potential
hazards of the road.
A rear view mirror is an inexpensive safety accessory, usually priced
at twenty dollars or less. Popular cycling mirror makers include
Shown at right is a female cyclist riding a bicycle that has a mirror
attached to its handlebars.
You can also find a selection of new and used bicycle mirrors at eBay.