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Old 09-09-05, 04:55 PM
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Originally Posted by ks1g
Biting a mini light sounds fine until you have to do it. Better is an LED headlamp in your tool pack (check favorite camping store for choices), best may be something like the Cateye EL-400 which can be strapped to your handlebars, handheld, or strapped to your helmet and serve as a secondary be-seen headlamp or as hands-free emergency lighting.

Heavy-duty tires, puncture strips, tubes to reduce the chance of flats. Everyone has their favorites, I like the Specialized Armadillo Nimbus. Disadvtange is if I do have to fix a flat, the sidewalls are very stiff so changing the tire difficult.
it was just meant to be as a little light to get your wheel off, then you can use your Main Lights to do your tube changing...etc....

And YES I have done it