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    Just sharing this article: the best taillights on the market. A comparison.

    I found this article by Gizmodo Australia to be quite helpful and informative. I really liked how they used graphs for the different models to compare and contrast.
    Read it here: http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2012/03/th...le-tail-light/


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    Great.

    I wonder why Dinotte declined to loan a light for the review.

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    Nice article, but in the end nothing we already didn't know;
    Cygolite Hotshot is the king for now













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    Yeah, I've had the Hotshot since it was released. I love looking backward and seeing it reflect off things almost a mile away.

    In this review they say the mount is awful. I never had a problem with it, but after a few months of use, I switched the clip with one from a PBSF because I have matching mounts on all of my bikes.
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    Yeah, not that useful. Cygolite Hotshot in the < $50 category, got it. We knew that. I want to see really good reviews of really good taillights.
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    It's kind of hard to believe that's all that are available, but I guess that's it. We'd all know and talk about others if there were. Now that I've seen it though, I'm going to buy a Hotshot.

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    Oddly they didn't include the NiteRider Solas, my current favorite. Maybe it's because this review is about 1 year old.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Glynis27 View Post
    Yeah, I've had the Hotshot since it was released. I love looking backward and seeing it reflect off things almost a mile away.

    In this review they say the mount is awful. I never had a problem with it, but after a few months of use, I switched the clip with one from a PBSF because I have matching mounts on all of my bikes.
    You can make the Hotshot work with the Planet Bike mounts? I wish I had known that before my last tail light purchase. I might have chosen differently....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spld cyclist View Post
    You can make the Hotshot work with the Planet Bike mounts? I wish I had known that before my last tail light purchase. I might have chosen differently....
    Check this out: Putting a PBSF clip on a Cygolite Hotshot
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