There’s no shortage in rearview mirror solutions for cyclists, from conventional ones that mount on the handlebars to oddball products that stick out of your helmet. The RearViz, on the other hand, is designed to mount on your arm, allowing you to check the view from behind with a quick glance to the side.
Don’t worry, you don’t have to look like you’re wearing a side mirror any time you decide to step off your city commuter. That’s because the mirror folds down to the arm band, making it look like you’re wearing nothing more than an oversized watch.
The RearViz has a round mirror about the size of a large watch dial, with a convex surface that lets you see a wide swath of the space behind you. It comes with two swappable arm bands, a shorter one for wearing on the forearm and a longer one for the upper arm, so you can place it where you’re most comfortable. Since finding the right angle for a side mirror can make a huge difference in your vision, the mirror can be rotated 360 degrees around the base and pivot 180 degrees, ensuring you can make on-the-fly adjustments without a hitch.
Construction is UV-resistant plastic, so this thing should last you a while, with easily adjustable armbands for accommodating most every body type. It comes in three variants: classic, sports, and slim, each one available in a variety of colors.
Pricing for the RearViz starts at AUD $34.95.