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Old 12-01-06, 12:47 PM   #1
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Lights with Multiple Mounts

Hey all. I have several, err, lots of, umm, too many bikes. I've reached the conclusion that it's stupid to own 6 or 7 sets of crappy lights that break all the time and don't really work, and that I'd be better springing for a decent light set, and multiple mounts.

I'm not talking super duper things with seperate batteries and all that here - I'm talking 40, maybe a Cateye EL530. Or even less, if halogen will get near to LED for brightness. Anyway, my point is, can you get extra sets of mounts for Cateye lights? I want to put the same set on maybe 5 bikes. Possible?
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Hey all. I have several, err, lots of, umm, too many bikes. I've reached the conclusion that it's stupid to own 6 or 7 sets of crappy lights that break all the time and don't really work, and that I'd be better springing for a decent light set, and multiple mounts.

I'm not talking super duper things with seperate batteries and all that here - I'm talking 40, maybe a Cateye EL530. Or even less, if halogen will get near to LED for brightness. Anyway, my point is, can you get extra sets of mounts for Cateye lights? I want to put the same set on maybe 5 bikes. Possible?
Cateye US has a small parts store. I don't know if you can order parts from the UK but it might be worth a shot.
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I have the mount for my Vega on all my bikes. Most decent mfgrs sell the pieces parts to their products.
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Write to Cateye, they have excellent customer service.

And most Cateye mounts are interchangeable too.
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Hey all. I have several, err, lots of, umm, too many bikes. I've reached the conclusion that it's stupid to own 6 or 7 sets of crappy lights that break all the time and don't really work, and that I'd be better springing for a decent light set, and multiple mounts.

I'm not talking super duper things with seperate batteries and all that here - I'm talking £40, maybe a Cateye EL530. Or even less, if halogen will get near to LED for brightness. Anyway, my point is, can you get extra sets of mounts for Cateye lights? I want to put the same set on maybe 5 bikes. Possible?

The different brackets are all on the Cateye web site.
You can buy whatever you need from the website. I have bought them for friends.

I modify my tailight brackets so one quick release bracket with a light on it will fit all my bikes.
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