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Headlight Recommendation?

Old 09-15-22, 08:00 PM
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Headlight Recommendation?

I ride a recumbent tadpole trike that has a Bosch Active Line Plus e-Motor that's mounted on the pedals. It currently has a reflector mounted onto the top of the Bosch (fastened with a single screw) which I would like to replace with a decent LED headlight So far, my research shows most, if not all, headlights with a mount that wraps around a 2-wheeler handlebar. That kind of mount won't work for me because I have no horizontal bar anywhere to attach it to

So could anyone recommend a light that would meet my needs?

Thanks!
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Old 09-15-22, 08:23 PM
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Can you post a picture of the e-assist on the trike showing where the reflector is mounted? I've looked at the pictures for the product at the Terratrike website but that is no help. If there is a computer mount on the trike, it is always possible to add an accessory to that mount where you can attach a headlight. If not, it might take some DIY to make one that works.
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Old 09-16-22, 06:14 AM
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Lot of accessories made to help with this like Minoura SwingGrip Accessory Mount Holder
On line and larger local dealers have lots of options for lights and mounts, here is an example of mounts:https://www.utahtrikes.com/UTCAT-850.html
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Old 09-16-22, 07:53 AM
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Here is a picture of the unit not mounted on a trike. There isn't any space above the bottom bracket to mount anything and the mount shown above was designed to mount on handlebars. It is not unlike the mount I use on my Catrike 700 (cost $8) for mounting a daytime running light and a 900 lumen flashlight used as a nighttime light. That's why I asked for a picture. My trike has a computer mount that allows me to use a handlebar extender for the light.





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