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    Is there a $100 light worth buying?

    I have a NiteRider Pro 600 that I wear on my helmet. I'm very happy with that light but want a back up to put on my bar. Is there something worth spending up to $100 on or should I just buy another $300+ light and not waste $100 on something worthless.

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    Yep the Magicshine units or any alternative clone using a P7.
    Not belittling the Geoman MS battery debarcle, but the rest of the world is happily continuing to buy & use these units. Last night, whilst out riding I saw at least 16 in use (my 2 companions and a group of 7 with match bar/head lights), and would have had mine out but am waiting for a replacement battery (probably just needs a new protection circuit but new batteries are as cheap).
    I don't know anyone buying a 'high' value light anymore, for leisure riding.
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    Quote Originally Posted by crimecrusher
    I have a NiteRider Pro 600 that I wear on my helmet. I'm very happy with that light but want a back up to put on my bar. Is there something worth spending up to $100 on or should I just buy another $300+ light and not waste $100 on something worthless.
    The Gemini Titan for $110 is brighter than my MS and has four hour run times on high setting. Should make a good inexpensive match for you.

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    since you are reasonable happy with Niterider 600,
    I would recommend a Niterider 1400 pro for the handlebar.
    this would be my recommendation. that would make you really happy.
    would look slicker, and you would have a lot easier time to get parts maintenance,
    and have greater quality with longer live. I have seen , Niterider lights, that where 10 years,
    old, and the rider still happy.
    otherwise 1-2 Gemini Titan lights, still be a better joyce than MS lights.
    and don't forget, there are other options, with higher quality, like Baja and Lupine too.
    cheers, Rob
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    Theres this one.. and a shameless plug.
    http://www.cyclopsadventuresports.co...roducts&id=127
    Use the code MTBR for an additional 10% off.
    I will answer the phone, support the product and guarantee you great service..
    We are also offering the best warranty and return policy.(as far as low priced lights)
    Just because these lights are cheap doesn't mean the quality is..
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    Quote Originally Posted by off road rider
    Theres this one.. and a shameless plug.
    http://www.cyclopsadventuresports.co...roducts&id=127
    Use the code MTBR for an additional 10% off.
    I will answer the phone, support the product and guarantee you great service..
    Just because these lights are cheep doesn't mean the quality is..
    I'm an endurance racer and will need two of these lights for our team. Can I get the light sets with an extra battery? I'd like to keep one on the charger and the other on the bike so I can change out after 2-3 hours.

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    Magicshine I love mine and for $89 bucks it rocks
    Mountain Bike http://www.mtbmike.com/Videos

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    Quote Originally Posted by crimecrusher
    I'm an endurance racer and will need two of these lights for our team. Can I get the light sets with an extra battery? I'd like to keep one on the charger and the other on the bike so I can change out after 2-3 hours.
    We do offer a racer pack that includes an extra battery. Its listed on the main site,
    The link was a special MTBR.com deal we have going on..
    an extra battery is 50.00 If you would like that setup please call in and we can get you the discounts..1 800 624 0278
    Thanks

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    Buy a MagicShine lighthead ($45) and a battery and charger from batteryspace .com


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    have to disagree !

    the batteryspace batteries, don't come with the right connector,
    so you need to solder your own, are more expensive, the chargers are good.
    and the trail tech ones don't fit.
    the Gemini Titan or Bike Ray-II light heads are better quality too.
    not just housing, but better LED bins too.

    cheers, Rob

    Quote Originally Posted by WeakMite
    Buy a MagicShine lighthead ($45) and a battery and charger from batteryspace .com


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    Quote Originally Posted by greke
    haha,I like cheap lights
    You got me there!! perhaps inexpensive lights might be a better term..

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