Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Western Germany
Bikes: Trek 4300
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German Bike Lighting Rules
I am putting together a new mtb here in Germany and am trying to figure out what the rules are for lights and reflectors and such.
I know about the reflector requirements - front-white/back-red, spokes yellow 2ea wheel/180degrees apart, and yellow reflectors on the pedals.
But I am not sure about the lighting requirements. I know you are required to have lights front and back and that there are some specific requirements for how bright they must be and if battery, how long they must provide so much light; however, I can't seem to find anything that tells me specifics (in English).
I've also heard they don't like blinking tail lights either.
So can anyone help point me to where I can find the specifics?
Planning a 150km ride next month and would hate to get popped on the trail for a light issue.