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    Mounting lights. What handlebar?

    Has anybody found a handlebar they are happy with for mounting a light. My Magicshine is always looking a little west of where I'm riding. I can get it centered but a few minutes on the trails and it slips onto the curve and points a bit to the side. I know there are add-on mounts to solve this problem but I would rather go with a new handle bar.

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    Why not loosen the screw holding the MS light head to the plastic base, position it to point straight ahead and tighten it back up. End of problem.

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    I found one of these bar extenders so that I can put my light directly in front of the stem.

    Action-LED-Lights — Computer / Headlight Mount

    You can mount more than one light on it...if you want to. :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by hugh088 View Post
    Has anybody found a handlebar they are happy with for mounting a light. My Magicshine is always looking a little west of where I'm riding. I can get it centered but a few minutes on the trails and it slips onto the curve and points a bit to the side. I know there are add-on mounts to solve this problem but I would rather go with a new handle bar.
    Not sure what you mean by "it slips onto the curve", but what gmcttr said is simple enough. I would also add a drop of blue lock-tite to the screw.

    All my bikes have had oversized bars with about a 1" rise. I mount my lights as close to the stem as I can. Put a strip of rubber (from an old innertube) around the bar, then the light/o-ring.

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    ^ how, those must be supre bright, putting out like 2000+lumens

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