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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:14 am 
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Of interest to those who ride in the dark and need to be seen ...

The latest from Lupine, the Rotlicht (Redlight) ... 160 lumens! Very very bright!

[url]http://www.lupine.de/eng/products/rear-tail-lights/rotlicht
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There's a brake sensor function that's easily disabled, and the light functions in traditional fashion. Well made.

Compared to Exposure Blaze; weighs less, costs less: 50g vs 80g, EUR 75 vs EUR 95 at EU bike sites. And twice as bright.

I got two.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 19, 2015 5:25 am 
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When my blaze dies (if it dies), Rotlicht will be on the short list : ) Rotlicht is kinda new you might be one of the 1st to have one !!!

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:46 am 
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I have not tried the Lupine, and am a proponent of quality lighting. Especially in urban areas with lots of ambient light, brightness is key not to be overlooked. But in a dark environment, the Target Fixation effect kicks in when the lighting is too strong, and that can be dangerous.

www.visualexpert.com/Resources/motheffect.html

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 8:49 pm 
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I've just taken delivery of one of these. Yet to use it properly.

First impressions are of something very well made and supremely bright for a rear - put it this way, beside a Smart 1W and Blackburn whatever it is both with new Duracell batteries it is night and (red) day.

Retina burningly bright.


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