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Old 10-24-05, 10:20 PM   #1
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Took the plunge - ordered a head light

Hopefully for now it will let me play around in the dusk. I may end up getting a light for the handlebar, but speaking with people in town, most have a 10w head and a 10w handlebar. Since for now I plan to mostly try to extend my riding into dusk I can still ride with a little light

http://www.bikelights.com/Products/solo_logic_mv.htm

Thanks to slvoid's thread in commuting about lights, and the mtbreview review of various lights, I was able to look at real data and real pics. For the price, I don't think I could see one that could beat the solo logic MV. There were hologens that beat it for clarity, but the $$$ through me off. No mention of hids, I don't see myself being that into night riding, for me it is strictly to extend my season a month in either direction (spring and fall) it isn't a full time thing. Thanks to all the helped. I may still try to make my own light, but in the small town I live parts would have been difficult to come by and I really don't have time to wait

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I think I was looking at the same light at bikeroom.....still thinking about it.( I think it's teh same, solo 05?)

Anyway, that sounds like a great light! Give us a review on how it is!
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So far I'm happy with my Solo Logic, and there are some differences between the Solo and the Solo Logic.

For your information PCS2, Bikeroom has both, the Solo is $166 and the Solo Logic is $224.
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Ah, now I see the two (solo/logic). Still not sure which one i'm going to get, but I need it soon. So, never, why did you go with the logic over the solo?
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Main reasons were: the Logic has a turbo charger (full charge in 4hrs vs 14 with the Solo); variable light output 6, 10, 13W versus only 13W; and adjustable beam (vs non-adjustable on the Solo).
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hmmm....all good points...thanks.
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I ended up getting it for the variable 'type' of light. I doubt I will spend much time adjusting the wattage

And I did buy it from bikeroom, my first attempt to get them to redeem themselves for the past poor deliveries
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I always have mine on full when I'm on the trails but if I go to a more distant trail, I dim the light for the ride there, just to get a little more light life. If I used this light for commuting, I'd definitely use the lower outputs, but I don't as I just have simple LED lights for commuting.
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