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Old 10-25-08, 01:37 PM   #1
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Light mounting

Where should the brighter light go? Helmet or bars.
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Old 10-25-08, 02:56 PM   #2
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Depends. As a safe recommendation, try it both ways and see which works better for your type of use
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Old 10-25-08, 03:22 PM   #3
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Not sure if this helps,

It's been my observation that MTBr's prefer the brightest light on their helmet and roadies prefer it on the handlebars. There are always exceptions of course.

Completely unscientific. As Mech suggested, try both ways and see what you like.
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Old 10-26-08, 10:21 AM   #4
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When I cruised through a batch of low lying fog the other night, I had to switch off my helmet light because I couldn't see. Big light on bike for me.
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Old 10-26-08, 01:16 PM   #5
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Thanks all,

Will try it both ways and let you know what I think.

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I would put the one with the most throw on the helmet and the other on the bars.
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Old 10-26-08, 01:28 PM   #7
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I would put the one with the most throw on the helmet and the other on the bars.
+1. Wider beam on bar and narrower, focused beam on the helmet.
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Old 10-26-08, 04:53 PM   #8
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yeap, brighter / tighter beam on the helmet.
point it at road obstacles, and at motorists to make sure they see you.
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