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Best Rear Light for $25?

Old 12-14-19, 02:39 PM
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My iPad with its auto exposure doesn’t capture the brightness of these blinkies but they are all quite blinding — and inexpensive!
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First link is to set of 4 for $18.99 which comes with one pair of red flashing tails and one pair of white to mount on handle bars.

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Old 12-28-19, 10:12 PM
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Stix light for 30....little higher but like it so far
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Old 02-08-20, 06:50 AM
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These are my favourite tail lights. These have built in solar chargers. You don't need to recharge them, or replace batteries.

At the time of writing, you can buy these on ebay for less than US$3.

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Old 02-08-20, 09:08 AM
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Originally Posted by alo View Post
These are my favourite tail lights. These have built in solar chargers. You don't need to recharge them, or replace batteries.

At the time of writing, you can buy these on ebay for less than US$3.
Those are worth a try, but you may still want to replace the battery eventually. My solar marker lights on my driveway don't hold a charge for long anymore. I've been meaning to replace their batteries.
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Old 02-08-20, 01:45 PM
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Originally Posted by RichSPK View Post
Those are worth a try, but you may still want to replace the battery eventually. My solar marker lights on my driveway don't hold a charge for long anymore. I've been meaning to replace their batteries.
No doubt you can replace the batteries. You would need to find out where to get appropriate batteries.

However, at less than $3 per light, it is probably easier to replace the light. If a light got broken or stolen at some time, replacing it should not cause financial stress for most people.

More information here: Solar bicycle lights
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Old 05-14-20, 12:31 PM
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I love anything by KNOG. I've owned several. Seems that battery life is on par with other products out there (if not better), interface with bike is fantastic and features/settings are excellent.
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Some great ideas here 👍


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I received my latest tail light today, about 3 dollars, no idea who the manufacturer was but was common on 1960s Romet bikes from Poland. I am not sure how bright it will be, but it will snuggle up close to its bottle dynamo.
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Originally Posted by Geepig View Post
I received my latest tail light today, about 3 dollars, no idea who the manufacturer was but was common on 1960s Romet bikes from Poland. I am not sure how bright it will be, but it will snuggle up close to its bottle dynamo.
Good luck with That Light.
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I suggest an LED bulb for that tail light, @Geepig. If it casts its light in many directions, you'll get more light per watt.
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Originally Posted by noglider View Post
I suggest an LED bulb for that tail light, @Geepig. If it casts its light in many directions, you'll get more light per watt.
That is very good advice, and at some point in the future I may well do that. In the meantime I will run the incandescent blub because this is my first bottle dynamo application and I want to experience that old-time combination. I will probably review my lighting next summer, so that might be a good change point. For now I am just renovating.
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