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The brightness of lights is measured in lumens. The numbers there refer to the maximum brightness (full power). Cheap lights will have lower maximum brightness and smaller batteries. So HL100 = 100 lumens maximum. It has a 420 mAh lithium polymer battery, which has an average voltage of 3.7V. The HL500 = 500 lumens maximum. It has a 2000 mAh battery, with ...


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So you're riding at night - are the routes lit by streetlights? Or are you riding in pitch darkness? The former would recommend two "be seen" lights for the front and two for the rear, and the latter would require at least one Seeing light and a backup for the front and still two on the rear. I'd strongly recommend adding some combination of spoke ...


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I think that's harsh. It's never going to be possible to exactly weigh up the balance between the additional hazard of the light on the helmet versus the additional visibility given to other road users. My fitting has a plastic screw holding a plastic bracket which holds the light. I think it's going to make a direct hit more dangerous, but not much more ...


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