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Old 08-28-05, 06:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Sloth
If anyone is planning on trying this in their basement, note that you may toast your light - those suckers get HOT and cygolite, at least, warns against running them for long when your bike is not moving.

I'd be very pleased with 3:15 on my cygolite NiMH HID - I think that's about what I got when it was new.
Point taken. Testing in real world conditions make more sense, anyway.

Edit: As I explain in this thread, my Cygolite died after about 18 months of use. The company wants $100 to $200 to replace the lamp and/or ballast. That's a rip-off.

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