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Old 01-11-21, 05:12 PM
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Originally Posted by 10 Wheels View Post
Recently picked up a couple of their lights, myself.

Headlight -- CygoLite Metro Pro 1100 USB. Lots of light. Numerous modes, handling daylight and night. Pretty solid attachment to the bar (as compared to most of the 'rubber' adapters that never seem to solidly keep lights in place); this one does keep it solidly aimed. Not a sharp cutoff like German-law specified units, but fairly nice anyway. IP67 waterproof rating (all dust/solids, and water immersion up to 1M). Under US$100.

Taillights -- CygoLite HyperShot 350 USB (x2). Lots of light. Extremely visible from long distances, and from fairly wide angles. Numerous modes, handling daylight and night. Each is a two-light unit. Mounting one unit at seatpost and setting to a steady+pulse works well for keeping the red light on; while mounting the second unit on the seat stay lower down with a much brighter and more-random pulsing. Eye-grabbing and hard to miss. Their HotShot and HyperShot lights only have a IP64 splash rating, so we'll see how they do through the rains this Spring. About US$100 for the pair.

Two thumbs up.

Still noodling about a helmet light to help fill in for cornering and general be-seen visibility.

Considering one of the Anker PowerCore battery banks, for ease of charging without having to always remove the lights for charging.

Surprised to see decent bike lights still produced with anything other than IP67 or IP68 waterproof ratings.

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