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    Dog is my co-pilot 2manybikes's Avatar
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    Blink !! Blink !!! Blink !!!!

    left: The new Planet Bike Superflash
    center: Cateye TL-LD 1000 10 led's
    right: BLT Super Doppler.

    The Super Dopler
    Still the brightest thing around, but the beam is narrow. Excellent for country roads with the cars a long way away.
    No good for bumper to bumper traffic, the beam is too narrow. Also the quality contol is not good. Not 100% reliable, it can shut itself off on a hard bump.

    The Cateye 10 LED better from the sides and any angle, but not quite as bright from a distance. Best of the three for bumper to bumper traffic and crossing intersections. My 2 have been reliable. For about a year.

    The Planet Bike is not quite as bright as the Super Doppler but very close. It has a little wider hot spot from the rear. It's a little brighter than the Cateye directly from the rear but not as good from 90 degress to the side. Very good from about 45 degrees. Nice and compact for a minimalist style road bike. Time will tell about the reliability. It's a modified version of an older Planet Bike light, I have two of them, those are bulletproof, so I am very optomistic about the reliablity of the new ones.

    after dark photos coming..................after dark !
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    2-Cyl, 1/2 HP @ 90 RPM slvoid's Avatar
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    Well isn't the superdoppler basically a focused front light with red LED's?

    If I were a cyclist, I would've swiped your lights when you took that last pic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slvoid
    If I were a cyclist, I would've swiped your lights when you took that last pic.
    Before you speak ill of a person, walk a mile in their shoes; then you're a mile away and you have their shoes!

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    those are supposed to go on your bicycle, but if you want to put them on your car, your choice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slvoid
    Well isn't the superdoppler basically a focused front light with red LED's?

    If I were a cyclist, I would've swiped your lights when you took that last pic.


    Yes it is.

    Good thing you're not a cyclist !

    Quote Originally Posted by PatrickMcCabe
    those are supposed to go on your bicycle, but if you want to put them on your car, your choice.


    Thanks! They kept falling off, I was just about to get the duct tape..
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    Sweet!

    after dark photos coming..................after dark !
    Awesome, I want to see those too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2manybikes


    Yes it is.

    Good thing you're not a cyclist !





    Thanks! They kept falling off, I was just about to get the duct tape..
    You could get a big aluminum aftermarket wing and bolt them onto it. It bet it would make your car super fast.
    "I feel like my world was classier before I found cyclocross."
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2manybikes
    after dark photos coming..................after dark !
    Looking forward to see those. Could you put LD1000 a bit more level?

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    Kinda worthless without the dark part.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CliftonGK1
    You could get a big aluminum aftermarket wing and bolt them onto it. It bet it would make your car super fast.


    Those spoilers are good for another 50 mph. just ask someone !!


    Quote Originally Posted by CTAC
    Looking forward to see those. Could you put LD1000 a bit more level?
    Done.

    The Thread title Is " BLINK BLINK BLINK after dark" .
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