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Old 06-22-04, 10:19 AM   #1
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Lights.

I'm lined for some nighttime rides this year including some 24hr enduros. Reading the reviews the L&M Arc Cabeza (HID) lights rate very highly but at a price. And considering it comes only with one light I'd ideally like a system that has two.

If I were to opt for this lighting system can you connect accessory lights to the loom as well?

Are the lights available separately?

How does the battery pack mount? I have a Cannondale Gemini so there are no lugs for a water cage so that kind of battery mount is not an option. I'd need something that could strap to the downtube but not in such a way as to occlude the cables.

Has anyone used this lighting system and switched?

Are there other lighting systems you'd recommend? Money is not really a restriction but there is a point where you can pay more and get less.

Advice appreciated.
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Old 06-22-04, 01:58 PM   #2
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Make sure you check out Jet Lites.

http://www.jetlites.com/

They put together excellent lighting systems at very good prices...but price isn't the limiter. There systems are top notch. I've been using one of their systems for over a year now. If you call, Jim will help you set up a system specificially for your needs. They also support racing with things like battery rentals, so you can have extra batteries for a 24hr race.
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Make sure you check out Jet Lites.

http://www.jetlites.com/

They put together excellent lighting systems at very good prices...but price isn't the limiter. There systems are top notch. I've been using one of their systems for over a year now. If you call, Jim will help you set up a system specificially for your needs. They also support racing with things like battery rentals, so you can have extra batteries for a 24hr race.
Thanks chuckfox. Unfortunately I live in that cesspool on the other side of the pond called England. I'll look for something you suggested in this side of the world.
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Ever considered a Schmidt Dynohub? Std equipment for long Audax events.
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