Friday, December 05, 2008

Friday

Another week, another 51 miles commuting.

The bike lights are working satisfactorily, but I wish the 11 watt lamp would burn out or fall off so I could replace it with a 25 watt, but I just CAN NOT bring myself to pull a perfectly well-working light bulb.

Planet Bike has a nifty headlight selector page that show, photographically, how much light each of their headlights put out, as it were. The Alias HID looks like a mighty beam, but who has 400 bucks for a bike light?

My cobby (in the sense of "cobbed together", as opposed to "short and sturdy on low legs") setup only cost around 80 dollers to build, and I can fix it easily wiht (I meant "with", but spell check didn't catch it, so does that make "wiht" a word?) parts from Home Depot. I bet the Alias weighs ten pounds less, though!

I might get one of their blinky taillights, though. The Superflash has had some good comments, and I think the Rack Blinky 5 was the one I was in action the other day, blinking away at around a football (American) field's length away, during the DAY!

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