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what lights do you have on your fixed gear?

Old 10-15-09, 06:13 PM
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Originally Posted by chriskitch View Post




Light #6: Knog Skink purchased as an emergency backup in September 2009...Died one hour into a two and a half hour rainy night ride last week...Not reliable...I like the idea of these lights more than I like their actual execution...They aren't really all that better built than something you would buy in a dollar store...Up until this light encountered rain, it was the most "fun" light of the group...Perhaps that is why I miss it the most......Fairwell little Skinky......
Don't give up on the skink, just pull out the light compartment, pull the batteries out and open the light cover (warning, you will see how poorly made these are and why they are not waterproof), let it all dry out and put it back together. And never ride in the rain again!
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Old 10-16-09, 08:46 AM
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Originally Posted by the_don View Post
Don't give up on the skink, just pull out the light compartment, pull the batteries out and open the light cover (warning, you will see how poorly made these are and why they are not waterproof), let it all dry out and put it back together. And never ride in the rain again!
I took the skink apart when I got home from the rainy ride and it's been apart for a week...I put it all back together with a brand new set of batteries and...drum roll please...it still doesn't work...
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well, skinks are arse!
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Just two white Knog Frogs. Bright enough to be seen. Just not bright enough to see. Also I hate how filthy and dusty they get, but I do like that they're small enough to fit pretty much anywhere.

Besides that I hook a cheapo 3-LED Cateye on my backpack.
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PlanetBike Stealth Superflash out rear.

Up front, I'm running the Knog Frog which I love. 5-led's with a rapid blinky mode, and it's thin so it barely takes any space up on my bullhorns.


http://www.amazon.com/5-LED-Bicycle-Light-Headlight-Black/dp/B00127R8ZK/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=sporting-goods&qid=1255706739&sr=1-2

Both have seen rain many times, though I'm on my 3rd Superflash now. Once lost after a spill, one died after a spill.
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