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Old 06-07-18, 09:32 AM
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Originally Posted by HardyWeinberg View Post
dynohub is the BEST!!!

Can get a wheel and light for $230, which kind of exceeds your c-note benchmark but it's not too bad for what you get

I put dynamo tail lights onto my kids' bikes as well so I don't need to keep reminding them to turn their tail lights on before heading to school (and off when they get there, and on again when they leave...)
That doesn't seem like a great deal. I've paid as little as $130 for my hub-and-two-lights setup. I built the wheel myself. 30 lux is not very bright. And this is a bolt-on wheel, where I prefer QR. You can get a QR front wheel with dynamo for $100.

It's true that we who prefer dynamos get zealous, but if you haven't tried them, you won't understand. They're not perfect, but they're a lot better than we expected. I never notice the drag, and while they're not bright enough for everyone, they are bright enough for me, and the shaped beam is a huge plus for me.
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