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You want spoke lights? These are spoke lights

Postby Stevo 666 » Fri Aug 06, 2010 21:21 pm

Shamelessly nicked from the MTB forum. Way cool 8)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mT13ZcpwYtA
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Postby Agent57 » Fri Aug 06, 2010 21:31 pm

They're great, but very expensive - the Video Pro lights are around $2,000. I got the basic Monkeylectric lights for $60, and they do pretty well for from-the-side visibility in winter.

My lights: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xzQ_XMQh6E
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Postby cougie » Fri Aug 06, 2010 22:50 pm

Fantastic ! Is there a UK supplier ?
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Re: You want spoke lights? These are spoke lights

Postby nicklouse » Fri Aug 06, 2010 23:48 pm

Stevo 666 wrote:Shamelessly nicked from the MTB forum. Way cool 8)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mT13ZcpwYtA


shamelessly stolen from here :wink:
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Postby rml380z » Sat Aug 07, 2010 04:30 am

cougie wrote:Fantastic ! Is there a UK supplier ?


http://www.bikeworks.org.uk/sales.php, according to their website.

Agent57 wrote:They're great, but very expensive - the Video Pro lights are around $2,000. I got the basic Monkeylectric lights for $60, and they do pretty well for from-the-side visibility in winter.

My lights: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xzQ_XMQh6E


All the coolness from the lights is destroyed by having Mike Oldfield as the music on that video clip ;-)
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Postby luther » Sun Aug 08, 2010 13:52 pm

I just ordered some of these.... just look too cool.... and obviously... safety first. :D
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Postby TimeEventParadox » Mon Aug 09, 2010 11:05 am

where did you order them from?

anyone got any idea how big the units are, and what do they run on? Yes I know batteries, I mean what size?
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Postby Agent57 » Mon Aug 09, 2010 11:30 am

If you mean the MonkeyLectric lights, 160mm x 110mm x 22mm and 3xAA batteries.
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Postby PaulBox » Mon Aug 09, 2010 12:04 pm

TimeEventParadox wrote:where did you order them from?

anyone got any idea how big the units are, and what do they run on? Yes I know batteries, I mean what size?

From their website:
Power: 3 x AA batteries (any type), NIMH rechargeable provide best performance
Battery life: 3-6 hours in high-brightness mode, 15-30 hours in high-efficiency mode
Visibility: front and side visibility when mounted on front wheel. rear and side visibility when mounted on rear wheel.
Riding speed: up to 30 mph (50 km/h). Patterns visible above 8-10mph (12-15km/h).
Fit: most common bike wheels 20" or larger (BMX, Mountain, Road etc. must have 16 to 40 spokes)
Mounting: straps to spokes of wheel with vibration-proof 3-point mount (included).
Structure: high strength fiber composite with clear hardcoat over LEDs
Size: 160mm x 110mm x 22mm (6.3" x 4.3" x 0.85")
Lighted length: 150mm (6.0")
Weight: 65g without batteries
Environment:
... Rugged construction designed for daily use and frequent wet-weather (IP55 rated)
... Tip is fully submersible for deep puddles
... Rubber battery cover protects batteries from rain (wet weather storage not recommended)
... Lead-free RoHS compliant construction
LEDs:
... 32 full color ultra-bright LEDs - 16 on each side
... Super-wide-angle, near 360-degree overall visibility
Graphics synthesizer system:
... 9 parameterized display functions, each with thousands of unique output patterns
... 16 user-selectable colors, 64 total colors
... permanent storage of user settings
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