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Any rear light that's screw on to this type of rear rack?

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Old 02-21-09, 11:11 AM
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Any rear light that'll screw on to this type of rear rack?

the two holes in the back of my rear rack is aligned horizontally and wider than the usually vertical ones. Anyone rear light that can be screwed something like this?

I saw some auto trails lights that can but i'll have to fabricate my own way to power them...

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Old 02-21-09, 11:40 AM
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You need to measure the spacing between the holes. Off-hand it looks like 8 cm spacing. German rear lamps, such as Busch and Muller, usually come with 5 and 8 cm spacing option.
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Old 02-21-09, 11:41 AM
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This should work. If not one, then you can mount two of them. How wide are those holes?
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Busch and Muller, Spanninga, and Planet Bike (with adapter) do. Here's a link to one of them: http://www.velo-orange.com/spvexbgta.html
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Or remove the rack, and drill new holes to suit whichever lamp works best for you, irrespective of its bolt placement.
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thanks for the suggestions... sorry i forgot to put in the spacing

center to center hole width is actually only about 2 inches or 50mm, my rear rack slopes inwards a little so the platform itself is really more narrow than usual.

so those 80mm ones probably won't fit?

i'm thinking some sort of smaller circular ones so i can get two? or are there standard 50mm ones?

thanks again

EDIT: there actually a couple spanninga that'll fit the 50mm... i guess i'm just looking for even more options

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Old 02-21-09, 06:14 PM
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For gosh sakes! Whatever happened to making your own simple bracket!!

We ain't talking rocket science here people!
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My B&M Selectra comes in either 50 or 80 mm spacing.

Get one of those, a headlight, and a dynohub. After a week, you'll be wondering why you've wasted so much effort on recharging batteries.
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Good morning, I'm a Newbie from UK. I've a used Kalkhoff with the Selectra rear light that I see your cycle is or was fitted with.
The light doesn't work,I've managed to take it down to the bulb part.
There are 2 batteries(AAA) that are fine.Can you give me a brief description as to how the unit works.
I'm thinking the bulb is u/s,can it be replaced ? If so how? Because it seems to be a unit construction.
Grateful for any assistance.
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