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    What's the best method to mount a WF-502B flashlight so it points behind me??

    So I had a drop-in customized for my WF-502b host. It's red and does 10hz strobe at ~200 lumens.

    Now I need to figure out how to mount it pointing backward on my bike...

    Any suggestions?

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    How about a Two Fish block on the seatpost?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian_C View Post
    How about a Two Fish block on the seatpost?
    I thought about that, but I'd like something more secure.

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    Actually...I think the fenix ALB-10 is exactly what I'm looking for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bryank930 View Post
    So I had a drop-in customized for my WF-502b host. It's red and does 10hz strobe at ~200 lumens.

    Now I need to figure out how to mount it pointing backward on my bike...

    Any suggestions?
    What I suggested in tail light mounting thread a few days ago would still work here. Remove the rear seat clamp bolt and slip in a U bracket best made of thicker aluminium (although pic is steel) to prevent vibration due to the length and weight of the WF-502B. Use a stainless steel hose clamp with small strips of old tube to fit in between the clamp, bracket and torch. You can spray the clamp black or get a colored if available.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bryank930 View Post
    Actually...I think the fenix ALB-10 is exactly what I'm looking for.
    I thought I'd point out that if you mount a torch to the side of the seat post there is a very good chance that it will hit your leg when you ride.

    I mounted a Ultrafire 501-B torch underneath my seat by attaching it to one of the rails. To get this to work I used a very long stretch of Velcro that had a plastic loop on one end. My seat has a hole in the middle and somehow I managed to loop it across the seat >through the hole and back around the other side of the torch. To get it aimed right I used pieces of soft foam and a couple more pieces of Velcro. Somehow it holds it in place and I can activate it by just reaching under the seat. The strap is flat enough that it doesn't bother my butt ( thankfully ). The downside is that I can't take it off or I'll probably never get it right again. The drop-in I use is a custom amber for Daytime use. The UI has several flash options.

    Somewhere I once saw a guy who made a custom bracket to fit across his seat rails. he than mounted the torch to the bracket. Best torch/seat set-up I've ever seen. Won't work though if you use a seat bag.

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