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    Help me choose a helmet light

    Trying to decide on a helmet light to pair with my nite rider 750 on the bars. I don't necessarily need more light. I just want some where my head turns.

    Seem to recall the old consensus being that you want your headlight to compliment your bar light rather then overpower it.
    Sounds good to me since smaller is lighter (weight).

    So the 250? 350? Etc? Lol


    I'm not a night rider per say but I begin my ride just before sun comes up or end just as its setting. So far I haven't been caught out too late.

    Mostly xc stuff when I'd need it.

    Thanks!
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    Why not run the 750 on the helmet and get a new bar light?

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    I like my Trail LED XXX. The best part is a 1:1 charge time.


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    Quote Originally Posted by TiGeo View Post
    Why not run the 750 on the helmet and get a new bar light?

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    Are you suggesting the 750 isn't an adequate light for the bars? If so what do you suggest?
    Keep in mind, I don't really plan on riding at night. At this point the light is just in case.
    The parks around here close at sunset.

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    First no reason the helmet light can over power the bars. Helmet light is more intended to throw the light out in front where you looking, bar light handles the stuff in close. You actually dont want a bar light that over powers your helmet so its too bright that your eyes can't adjust to make use of the helmet light till you turn your head completely away.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeyCapps View Post
    Are you suggesting the 750 isn't an adequate light for the bars? If so what do you suggest?
    Keep in mind, I don't really plan on riding at night. At this point the light is just in case.
    The parks around here close at sunset.
    If you don't ride at night much, then I guess I don't see why you would need a helmet light.

    J.

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