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07-05-19, 07:49 AM
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Posted By rantoie

For me its a toss-up between the IQ-X and the Cyo...

For me its a toss-up between the IQ-X and the Cyo Premium (80 version, which is the upgraded one). There is a higher light output of the IQ-X, and I like the higher quality anodized steel...
07-04-19, 09:28 AM
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Posted By rantoie

Very good points. I'd definitely go for the...

Very good points. I'd definitely go for the increased lux, although I read somewhere that this doesn't actually mean 'better'... but it seems like its going to result in more light, which does seem...
07-04-19, 07:08 AM
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Posted By rantoie

Thanks, I've already got a fairly powerful, and...

Thanks, I've already got a fairly powerful, and cheap, flashlight.

I've been trying to decide between the IQ-X, the Cyo-Premium and the IQ Premium Fly RT Senso Plus.

From what I've read on...
06-23-19, 12:15 PM
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Posted By rantoie

Here is what you said in that post: Markings...

Here is what you said in that post:

Markings in the pics are at 20-22m, 40-42m and 60-62m. The camera settings were ISO 100, aperture F/4, 4 secs exposure time. It was a wet forest road and there...
06-23-19, 11:18 AM
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Posted By rantoie

The whole thing comes together

The whole thing comes together
05-26-19, 10:41 AM
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Posted By rantoie

I can't seem to find dynamo hubs that are already...

I can't seem to find dynamo hubs that are already built into wheels. Maybe its a Canada thing, but I can find the wheel, and I can find the dynamo, but never together. That means I'd have to have the...
05-26-19, 10:32 AM
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Views: 264
Posted By rantoie

Thanks for posting that, but I'll still need to...

Thanks for posting that, but I'll still need to build a wheel with it. I was kind of hoping to find an entire wheel, with the dynamo already built... because I don't want to mess around with building...
05-26-19, 10:11 AM
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Views: 4,675
Posted By rantoie

Outbound just launched a new self-contained...

Outbound just launched a new self-contained helmet light, its pretty nice. If I was in the market for a helmet light, I'd get it:...
05-26-19, 09:20 AM
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Posted By rantoie

Oh... I bought the 100, because I got the...

Oh... I bought the 100, because I got the impression the 150-200 were too bright and annoying for people. I didn't realize you could adjust the brightness, or I would have got the 200 because they...
05-26-19, 09:17 AM
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Posted By rantoie

Dynamo hubs

I want to get a dynamo hub front wheel for my bike. Sounds good so far, right? Well the problem comes when I try to find a decent price in Canada. I can find a lot of decent prices online, but...
05-23-19, 07:05 AM
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Posted By rantoie

The reason why I decided against the IQ-X was...

The reason why I decided against the IQ-X was because I read people saying they had both the Cyo (note: Premium 80 version, its an upgraded version to the older model) and the IQ-X and couldn't...
05-22-19, 06:59 PM
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Posted By rantoie

Ok, now that I've spent my fourth day in a row...

Ok, now that I've spent my fourth day in a row obsessing over bike lights... I'm starting to think that I want a B&M Cyo Premium, which I can get when I'm in europe in July for around 55$ USD. Until...
05-22-19, 02:34 PM
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Posted By rantoie

Speaking of dynamos, I came across this...

Speaking of dynamos, I came across this interesting light, that uses magnets (how do they work!?) instead of a dynamo: https://www.magniclight.com/

I'm going to guess that they don't get very...
05-22-19, 02:19 PM
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Posted By rantoie

Ah, ok.. That is why the IDC wheels are out of...

Ah, ok.. That is why the IDC wheels are out of stock for front wheels, and only have the back ones :(
05-22-19, 01:55 PM
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Posted By rantoie

Do I only need the back wheel for a dynamo? Or do...

Do I only need the back wheel for a dynamo? Or do I also need a front?
05-22-19, 01:31 PM
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Posted By rantoie

Not bad, I have 700x32 wheels now... I can't...

Not bad, I have 700x32 wheels now... I can't build my own wheels, so probably paying someone to build a hub into my existing wheel will be cost prohibitive.
05-22-19, 12:38 PM
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Posted By rantoie

I'm starting to research dynamos, because this is...

I'm starting to research dynamos, because this is what I would love to have. I'd love to hear what you have, or if you would prefer to have something else since you got yours!
05-22-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,939
Posted By rantoie

Here is what I'm looking for: Handlebar...

Here is what I'm looking for:

Handlebar headlight for road riding on my trek 520, or my Nishiki. I'm not often out late, but when I come home at night, I want to be safe, seen, and avoid those...
05-22-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,939
Posted By rantoie

What do you think of the Urban 900? $48 seems...

What do you think of the Urban 900? $48 seems pretty good, but I know nothing about them. Doesn't look like the batteries are replaceable.
05-22-19, 09:38 AM
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Views: 269,611
Posted By rantoie

What do people think about getting a cheap ebay...

What do people think about getting a cheap ebay flashlight, like an inexpensive CREE XML-T6, that uses 18650 batteries, can be focused and mounted in a flashlight holder? I am worried that I'd end up...
05-22-19, 09:35 AM
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Posted By rantoie

Sold out already

Sold out already
05-22-19, 08:50 AM
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Views: 4,675
Posted By rantoie

https://www.outboundlighting.com

https://www.outboundlighting.com
05-22-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,675
Posted By rantoie

No, not that one... talking about Outbound...

No, not that one... talking about Outbound lights, not Outback.
05-21-19, 12:16 PM
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Views: 4,675
Posted By rantoie

It seems that I cannot read private messages on...

It seems that I cannot read private messages on this forum, until I've made ten posts. This post makes 9, so thanks to VegasTriker who sent me a message, I could read it in email, but I can't reply,...
05-21-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,675
Posted By rantoie

I read over on MTBR that the fella doing the...

I read over on MTBR that the fella doing the Outbound line is making an integrated headlamp... and it might be ready for pre-order soon. I'm wondering if I would want this, over a handlebar one, and...
05-21-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,675
Posted By rantoie

The external battery pack is something that has...

The external battery pack is something that has been holding me back, I kind of want something integrated and not more wires and things I have to detach every time I park the bike, for fear of...
05-21-19, 08:34 AM
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Views: 4,675
Posted By rantoie

Thanks wingless! Your review is really helpful....

Thanks wingless! Your review is really helpful. Now that you have had the Outbound for a while, do you think it was worth the price? Compared to cheaper CatEye lights (of admittedly lower intensity...
05-21-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,675
Posted By rantoie

Thanks. This is the conundrum i'm in. I can buy...

Thanks. This is the conundrum i'm in. I can buy the CatEye Volt 500 for about $50, and it will be another bike light that I've bought that will probably be 'fine' for a few years before it dies,...
05-20-19, 08:08 AM
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Views: 4,675
Posted By rantoie

Thanks, I'm picking up a Cygolite 100, found it...

Thanks, I'm picking up a Cygolite 100, found it for $22 with free shipping!

Any thoughts on spending $200 on a Outbound headlamp? Its the main thing left that I don't have !
05-19-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,675
Posted By rantoie

They have two models, one is for off-road, and...

They have two models, one is for off-road, and the other is their "Road Edition", I'm only interested in the Road Edition one.
05-19-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,675
Posted By rantoie

Thanks for the reply. Two quick questions about...

Thanks for the reply. Two quick questions about the Cygolite:

1. it doesn't seem to be red, which is what I was assuming you want for the rear. Am I wrong either about it not being red, or wrong...
05-19-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,675
Posted By rantoie

Outbound Lighting - is it worth it?

I started in this forum this morning looking for some recommendations about bike lights. My old crappy one has finally bit it. I thought I had more or less sold myself on the CatEye Volt 500, and was...
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