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Rear tail light placement on fender

Old 02-19-17, 10:06 AM
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Rear tail light placement on fender

Guys,

I'm getting ready to install my Busch and Muller Secula Plus on my VO 60mm fender (26" wheels). Any suggestions for placement? I was planning to install it a couple inches above the rear fender stay, so that the light is approximately 90 degrees to the ground (or maybe a tad less than 90 degrees, angled slightly towards the sky). Is there an optimal angle at which I ought to place the light?
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Traditionally, rear tail lights point straight back. If the diffuser is flat then the face will be perpendicular to the ground. I don't think it makes a whole lot of difference in practice if you want to point it up slightly, though it might look funny.
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