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    Sticky: Recently I only bike for about 30 minutes every...

    Recently I only bike for about 30 minutes every night, my beam setting is mid, and my X2 would need recharging every week.

    The longest ride I had with my beam set at mid was 1 hr 45 mins before my...
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    Sticky: Well my son doesn't want to go biking at night so...

    Well my son doesn't want to go biking at night so the SF-90 bike light is of no use to him. Therefore I decided to install it back to my MTB. The SF-90, being the farther thrower is now my hi-beam...
  3. My home is just four kilometers from my office so...

    My home is just four kilometers from my office so its to ride to and from work. But having started biking less than two months ago, it takes me about 20 minutes navigate the downhill and uphill...
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    Yeah, the ones you have are good batteries....

    Yeah, the ones you have are good batteries. Cutting off without dimming means the PCB protection is doing its job. Without PCB protection you over-discharge your cells (i.e. if your flashlight driver...
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    LOL! :lol: If you're riding in Metro Manila or...

    LOL! :lol: If you're riding in Metro Manila or Cebu City then its indeed too hot to ride during daytime. I'm in Leyte and in a Geothermal Production Field. Its surrounded by a thick forest 400 meters...
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    Many Lithium Ion battery sellers send their...

    Many Lithium Ion battery sellers send their batteries at 3.7 to 3.8 volts because this is the best voltage if you're going to store your batteries for a long time. If your batteries came at more than...
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    Thanx Lacumo...

    Thanx Lacumo!

    I think so too Yo Spiff. Most of my posts today are in the lighting & gadgets forum. Thanx! :)
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    Oh I'm sorry. I have posted the wrong link. Its a...

    Oh I'm sorry. I have posted the wrong link. Its a TrustFire X-100 using four 26650s and it is indeed a monster.

    Here's the link of the Convoy C8 from Fasttech:
    https://www.fasttech.com/p/1212403
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    I buy most of my batteries from Fasttech....

    I buy most of my batteries from Fasttech. http://www.fasttech.com/category/1420/batteries/-/p/6/ http://www.fasttech.com/category/1420/batteries/-/p/9/
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    Thank you werwer2012...

    Thank you werwer2012 ! Yes, I'm starting to learn more already with the few hours I've spent with this forum than all those days I've spent biking. :)
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    It depends of the driver of your bike light. Many...

    It depends of the driver of your bike light. Many drivers for XM-Ls have operating voltage from 3 volts to 4.5 volts. You can however swap a buck driver, the ones used for two cell in series...
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    Back to the OP, why not try C8s? Its a good...

    Back to the OP, why not try C8s? Its a good thrower so seeing far ahead shouldn't be a problem.

    I have four C8s and the Convoy C8s I got from FastTech are better than my other C8s....
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    I think the max you can get out of a 14500...

    I think the max you can get out of a 14500 Lithium Ion is around 1000 mAh. A good 14500 I have tried, the Sanyo UR14500P gives about 840 mAh. A good 18650 Lithium Ion can give you as much as 3400 mAh...
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    Sticky: Why not try this? ...

    Why not try this? http://www.aliexpress.com/snapshot/224242247.html

    Its a TrustFire X-100! It is far brighter than any Mag Light. I have one and it gives out 3447 lumens (actual testing, not the...
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    Sticky: If you're happy with your bike light's...

    If you're happy with your bike light's performance (i.e. throw & spill) but would like to have it even brighter than an XM-L T6 could offer, then I think the best thing to do is swap the LED with...
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    Sticky: I have also tied this, a SingFire SF-90, but I...

    I have also tied this, a SingFire SF-90, but I got only for $15.99 it when DX made a sale (Half-Off?).
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    Sticky: I'm using this on my MTB. Its a SolarStorm X2,...

    I'm using this on my MTB. Its a SolarStorm X2, its the cheapest X2 I can find and it performs good so far. I do my rides every night. :)
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    Thank you, no1mad...

    Thank you, no1mad! :)
  19. Wow! Look at all these tips. I think this should...

    Wow! Look at all these tips. I think this should be my (as well as other noobs I believe) 'bible' in mountain biking. If I internalize all these then it should be easier to advance in no time. Thanx...
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    Newbie Here

    Hi!

    I'm Jojo Pascual from the Philippines and I'm new into biking. I just started getting interested in biking when my wife bought me a Giant Mountain Bike last 29 August presumably to lessen my...
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