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Mount rear flasher to seat stay?

Old 08-12-18, 05:47 PM
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Mount rear flasher to seat stay?

I know there are a few in this sub-forum who use the larger seat bags, so I thought I'd start here: I do not care for clipping my rear light to my seat bag. Its not sturdy or secure. I've seen bikes with seat-stay mounted lights and I am curious if there is a commercially made mount available for this application? I pondered trying a helmet mount, but I want something secured to the bike. Any ideas? Many thanks in advance.

ETA: Some days I forget what google is: https://www.worldwidecyclery.com/pro...f775df61bb8dd7

Gonna give it a whirl.
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Old 08-12-18, 06:27 PM
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Planet bike superflash comes with a seat stay mount, if you’re looking for a new light as well.
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Old 08-12-18, 07:22 PM
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Cateye seatstay-mounted lights

Cateye makes some inexpensive lights that use AAA batteries.
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Most long and narrow rubber band mount lights (such as the Cateye Rapid X2 or X3, or the Topeak RedLite Aero) will easily mount to the seatstays unless you have some unusually shaped seat stays (like my Fuji Transonic aero bike).
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Old 08-12-18, 09:05 PM
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I have PDW Radbot, Planet bike Superflash, and Cygolite Hotshot taillights with seat stay mounting.
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Dinotte also has seatstay mounting. Comes with a whole bag of mounts.
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I have also mounted a taillight on the rear dropout on my foldup bike that does not have convenient seatstays with the right angle for mounting a light. I had a spare piece of aluminum bar stock that I used, but with a long bolt or threaded rod you might be able to mount one to a fender or rack mount directly. You can get quite creative if you think about the problem.

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Old 08-13-18, 10:13 PM
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I did that with a seatpost mount Supernova taillight. People told me it was very visible, I always had my doubts.
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Old 08-14-18, 06:39 PM
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I use the Serfas tail light (https://www.serfas.com/shop/products...underbolt-usb/). It is affordable, rechargable, and effortless to mount to seat stays (as well as to posts and tubes).
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I didn't like the rubber strap mount on the aero post, so I modified a reflector mount.

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