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    Romisen RC-N3 Q5: fork mounted (pics)

    Just received this light from Shining Beam. Gonna get another one for the other side.




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    Very nice looking. What did you use to mount it on the fork?

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    Thanks. I got these.


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    Sweet, how well does it work?

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    Thanks. I initially ordered the Romisen RC-G2 II Q5. This little light is bright for a 1 AA and has great throw. Probably move this to the helmet. The new light is a lot brighter. Greater flood and throw. Good budget lights.

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    Thanks for the reference. Looks like the minoura is not recommended for carbon forks.

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    This position is a lot better. Gonna be ordering another one. Now I have to decide what floods/spill to get for the fork mounts. This setup would be for off-road, not commuting.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mijome07 View Post
    This position is a lot better.
    That's what she said.

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    What's that mount in front of the bars? And, did the light come with the bracket?

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    Quote Originally Posted by alexw View Post
    What's that mount in front of the bars? And, did the light come with the bracket?
    The mount is a Topeak Bar Extender. And no, the bracket did not come with the light.


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    I have a P7 MTE and an Trustfire TR-801 on my handlebars. They take up a lot of space
    and the brake cables block some of the light. This bar extender doesn't look too fugly
    on the bike and I could consider using a 2x18650 light :-)

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    I got the Topeak Bar Extender but waiting for the Cygolite and completion of tune up on my bike now. In fact I was considering the same set up with two lights on the fork with the same mounting bracket, Minoura. Nice set up.

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    The problem I see with that Minoura bracket is the paint damage the metal ring will cause. There will be vibration through the fork, and the finish is going to get chewed up.

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    Nice setup, OP!

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    Quote Originally Posted by alexw View Post
    The problem I see with that Minoura bracket is the paint damage the metal ring will cause. There will be vibration through the fork, and the finish is going to get chewed up.
    I agree. That's why I have a rubber shim that wraps completely under the bracket. I also wrapped electrical tape under the Topeak bracket. No way I was gonna scratch up a brand new bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chelboed View Post
    Nice setup, OP!
    Thank you sir. I wasn't gonna post it 'til I had another light, but I figured why not.

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    It looks like a weapon!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mijome07 View Post
    I agree. That's why I have a rubber shim that wraps completely under the bracket. I also wrapped electrical tape under the Topeak bracket. No way I was gonna scratch up a brand new bike.
    Any chance of you taking a photo or two to show how you "insulated" the metal from the fork?

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    No problem. As you can see, the rubber shim is wider than the band. Not only does it protect the fork, but it also provides a snug fit.


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    Just for fun. Here's a photo of my 1st light setup. Forgive me, I didn't know any better.


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