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Answer: Yes - anything on your helmet may affect its ability to function. Remember the skiing accident that gave Michael Schumacher brain damage? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/motorsport/formulaone/michael-schumacher/10640839/Michael-Schumacher-skiing-crash-did-helmet-camera-cause-head-injuries.html That was not cycling, but he managed to run his ...


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I run a bike light testing and review site called The Bike Light Database which started as a series of blog posts for the Bicycles Stack Exchange community blog. I've personally tested dozens of lights, and have read lots of info online about countless more. I also speak with lighting companies regularly, have visited a bike light factory in person, and have ...


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Potential problems on any bike light: Water ingress, destroys electronics and rusts connectors. Poor construction, where bad/weak soldering or thin wires perform sub-optimally and generate heat Poor thermal consideration, where the controller board and LED board are not cooled sufficiently for continuous operation Bad electrical design, where you can put ...


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From my experience the cheap Chinese lights are hit or miss. I have not tried the solarstorm but i do own one of the "BrightEyes" "brand" and was pleasantly surprised. The main thing is there is no real quality control from what i can tell. Other issues i have run into on other lights is the power cable coming out from the light head, solders breaking or ...



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