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Low cost bike light – Finished.

Here is the finished ‘low cost’ helmet light for my bike. Estimated output on high is 270lumen. The general overview. The LED, driver, optics and rotary switch assembly are mounted inside a 20mm diameter square aluminium tube. The LED is a single Cree XP-G mounted … Continue reading

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Low Cost Bike Light Construction

Found some time today to finally get started on a head lamp for my helmet. Its a fairly simple build this one with most of the parts being unmodified. Below you can see the 8xAA battery holder (4 on top, … Continue reading

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Front Recumbent Lights Completed

I found the time today to knock up two more light assembly’s similar to the ones I already made. The difference with these is that they contain a much wider beam optics. These should create an oval shape directly in front … Continue reading

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Handle bar mounted recumbent lights.

I may have solved my problem of how to mount the handlebar lights to the recumbent. I have found a commercial bike bike mount that I should be able to adapt for this project. Its durable enough according to some reviews, has a … Continue reading

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Optics.

Undoubtedly the optics used for the trike lights will be one of the most important components. So I spent my spare time today hunting around to find something that is compatible with the XR-E, rugged, small and within budget. With that I … Continue reading

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