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    Senior Member pwhallon's Avatar
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    Handlebar bag/ headlight question

    Hi all,

    I am looking for a handlebar bag. Topeak makes some nice ones but it looks like they stand pretty high above the handlebar which would block the headlight.

    2 things...............are there lights that could mount below the bag.....or.....are there handlebar bags out there that mount lower down?

    Please advise.

    Thanks,

    Paul
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    I fitted 2 stems, stacked , one for my bag mount, is beneath the handle bar.

    then I fit my light mount on the fork crown. it is below the bag..
    mine is wired to a front hub generator.

    Battery?
    there are ways to mount what is a handlebar mount light, elsewhere,
    via a tube that you can screw on with a 5mm bolt to fork bosses .
    and there are ones to replace the QR axle nut, too.

    a modified front rack is another place to mount lights.

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    Senior Member goldfinch's Avatar
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    The klickfix system of mounting bags has a thing you can buy that goes on their mount where you can mount lights and computer.



    Velofred sells the mounts. It works on several different manufacturers bags.

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    I got a couple of these things when Nashbar had them on sale:
    http://www.minourausa.com/english/ac...-e/lh50-e.html
    They mount down on your fork, and I could put headlights on them. I don't think they're supposed to be used on carbon forks, though.
    Now, I've got a hub generator light, but it's a skewer-mounted light, so it's also down low.
    "be careful this rando stuff is addictive and dan's the 'pusher'."

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