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    query on cateye el 625 rc lights

    Hi, has anyone tried out cateye el 625 rc cycle lights? how are they?

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    I used one on my road bike and it was fine for that but I wouldn't use it off road.

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    Spec wise - they aren't too bad, and couldn't think of why they couldn't be used for off road. ~600 lumen on trail is not bad at all. Looks like cree XP-G emitters, run pretty conservatively to keep temp and consumption down.

    can't speak to the beam shape/hotsport/spill - which may be a reason that jlmuncie says he wouldn't ride trail with them. For the ~$90 price I'm seeing online, You get a bit more out of the magicshine/MS clones out there.

    If you want to work with a US-based vendor, the Gemini P7's Action-led has on closeout are pretty good bang for the buck, with someone you could go back to if you happened to have a problem.
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    A good place to get light information is the absolutely massive light review section over here, on the sidebar --------->
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    Quote Originally Posted by adrenalnjunky View Post
    Spec wise - they aren't too bad, and couldn't think of why they couldn't be used for off road. ~600 lumen on trail is not bad at all. Looks like cree XP-G emitters, run pretty conservatively to keep temp and consumption down.

    can't speak to the beam shape/hotsport/spill - which may be a reason that jlmuncie says he wouldn't ride trail with them. For the ~$90 price I'm seeing online, You get a bit more out of the magicshine/MS clones out there.
    It just wasn't bright enough for me but I like to ride at a fast pace and it may be ok for someone that's JRA. But like you said for the price there are better options. I picked up a Spoke Grenade 1000 lumen light on Amazon for $69 and it works a lot better for me.

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