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    ProBikeKit.com has the PB Superflash on sale for $6

    http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=M0004

    I would get a few for myself, but I already have 6 PB SF units, and I think any more would be overkill (I use 4 at a time in the winter swapped between 3 bikes).

    Based on some reviews I found on the Smart unit, the flashing pattern is NOT like PB SF. (A bright burst from the big LED followed by a few blinks from the smaller LED's below the Blaze unit). The Smart unit sounds like it moved to a standard blinky pattern to meet UK guidelines (straigt on-off-on pattern with regular intervals).

    However, for $6.16 shipped each, I don't think you are going to find a better deal.

    Deal will last until next Tuesday or until they run out.

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    wow that is a good deal!
    I just got a Carradice barley bag from Wiggle.uk that was like $50 cheaper than any listed price from US dealers - it was like 39.99 plus $15 shipping. the cheapest I found here was $100 PLUS shipping!

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    Thanks, OP. In for 1.

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    I tried to order. Would not allow me to enter in a US address.

    Figured it out. Thanks for the heads up.
    Last edited by pathdoc; 07-28-09 at 02:51 PM.

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    Ooh, nice find. Thanks, OP. I paid $25 for my last planet bike super flash. Paying 1/4 of the price for it is quite a nice deal. Just bought one as a backup...

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    Is this a rip-off brand or something?

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    The PB SuperFlash is the most over hyped light made. Way to directional. In my 15+ years of bike commuting the Viewpoint is one of be the better.
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    At this price you could afford to get three and mount them pointing three different directions ;P

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    It sells for 14.75$ CAD year-round at MEC.

    EDIT: I read 16$ for some reason. Well, 14.75$ is still better than the usual 25-30$ I see in the USA.
    Last edited by Erick L; 07-29-09 at 04:54 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pippin View Post
    The PB SuperFlash is the most over hyped light made. Way to directional. In my 15+ years of bike commuting the Viewpoint is one of be the better.
    I have a bunch of PB's, and a Viewpoint. I have to highly disagree.

    Now, if you want to talk a "be seen" light lets talk Dinotte..

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    Who makes the Viewpoint? Regardless, I wouldn't consider the PB Superflash overhyped. I have used quite a few different tail-lights over the years, and the only one brighter than the PBSF is Dinotte in my experience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tarwheel View Post
    Who makes the Viewpoint? Regardless, I wouldn't consider the PB Superflash overhyped. I have used quite a few different tail-lights over the years, and the only one brighter than the PBSF is Dinotte in my experience.
    Dunno.. Performance sells them. I have this one and it can't hold a candle to a Superflash. :

    http://www.performancebike.com/bikes...00_20000_41502

    I have a Dinotte on one bike. People have actually complained about that one.

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    Well that didn't last long......I was lucky enough to order two when the stock count was around 540. Late last night dropped to 470. This morning -19. Looks like reseller bought bunch.....

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    Nice find. I have 3 Super Flashes, having ordered the most recent 2 at Amazon at 2 for about $25, shipped. This is a steal- picked up 2 more from PBK and a pair of Saxo Bank gloves for a total of $24 shipped.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scheherezade View Post
    Is this a rip-off brand or something?
    No. But it is a different blink pattern than the US version.
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    Wow! Those went fast. It says they are out of stock.
    That's gonna leave a mark.

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    I just bought 2 of these last week from PBK for $15 each.

    Everything about these is either identical or compatible with the Planet Bike SuperFlash. The flash pattern and solid-on mode is different, though. In flash mode, all 3 LEDs flash at the same time, compared to the PB pattern where the main LED and smaller LEDs flash at different rates. The solid-on mode turns all 3 LEDs on, compared to the PB version which only turns on the main LED.

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    Dang I missed it!!! I have both the PB SuperFlash and the Viewpoint. The PBK is pretty bright and the Viewpoint is very decent. I do like the Planet Bike better since they sell all kinds of accessories for their lights.

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