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Old 05-17-19, 10:02 PM
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Bike lights recommendations?

Do you guys have any recommendations for lights?
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Old 05-18-19, 03:24 AM
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Budget? Usage? Style of bike you are using them on (not as important but still relevant)
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Old 05-18-19, 09:33 AM
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I use many different lights on my bike, and all are fine. The one that I really love and will stick with is a helmet light set, Light and Motion’s Vis 360. Not cheap, but I have found that the light helps drivers see me in the day because the it stands out above other cars, both parked and moving. Frame-mounted lights tend to be hidden.
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Old 05-18-19, 09:49 AM
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Lightbulb '''///,,,

We repeat this for so many, when posters don't accept reading what was written before..
I recommend you read some of those..


A ; battery lights I have them on my studded tire bike , so the battery is in my pocket until I actually go somewhere ..
& Ice on the street , is rare here..

& a bike I just use in the summer, because the days are long ...

Otherwise B ; hub dynamo powered, wired LED front & rear
because they're always there, bolted on, & light as soon as I start moving..



& I Don't live in Seattle...





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Old 05-18-19, 08:22 PM
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For the front I suggest a CatEye Volt and for the rear either a Planet Bike or Cygolite.
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Old 05-18-19, 09:10 PM
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On your helmet a headlight and tail light. On your bike a headlight and tail light. What kind, intensity or beam shape is entirely up to your budget and terrain.
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Old 05-20-19, 12:27 PM
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Agree with Falchoon, we need to know a little more info. A budget is needed, but what type of riding and how long will you be out is important. Are you doing mtn bike riding at night or commuting on the roads? Will you need light for half an hour or for 3 - 4 hours at a time? Is it important that you light up your path or do you just want to be seen in traffic? Also, are you more interested in replaceable batteries or do you want a self contained USB rechargeable light? The more info you give the better answers you will receive.
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