Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: upstate NY (eastern side)
Bikes: giant ATX 760, Falcon Road Bike (ss) custom marinoni tourismo (full dresser) ,
anyone use Batt fill lights with dyno lights?
Im wondering if any of you use battery lights to fill in the black hole that many dynamo lights produce , due to the focused optics??
My reason for looking at The supernova E3 is the fact that the symetrical beam is plenty bright and spills enough light that the space from the front wheel to top end of the beam is lit. NO BLACK HOLE .
I have a inoled 20+ and yes there is the black hole between my front tire and the focused beam unless its aimed very low .
but when on the back roads and the MUP at night with the light aimed out for a faster ride Ive hit debri and potholes cuz I lost them after they passed through the beam cutoff
also some small hazards like tacks, screws ... I wont notice way up in the focused beam and cant see at all after it passes through.
I know a battery fill in light could be an easy fix or yes a 2 light set up (which second light?) , but I was trying to simplify things by using a dyno hub and didnt want to factor in battery lights except as backup..
Your thoughts please
Last edited by JOHN J; 08-11-08 at 12:04 PM.