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Cheap bright Rear Light

MoonbikerMoonbiker Posts: 1,706
edited November 2013 in Road buying advice
Ebay Cree 1600 lumen £15 lights for the front lights seem a good buy.

But is there a rear red eqivalent thats abit brighter than the cheapo one you get for free as extra when you order the front lights?

Something for under £15 say but very bright like the expensive branded ones etc.

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  • t4tomot4tomo Posts: 2,643
    Smart lunar or moon crescent if you want to go rechargeable.

    Cree is good if you are on unlit road or mountain biking at night. Complete overkill if you are in town / street lit areas as it is too bright - I'd go with a moon crescent if you are in town.
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  • +1 on the smart Lunar, I went with the R1 for £12.99 from CRC.

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  • MoonbikerMoonbiker Posts: 1,706
    Smart Lunar R2 is 10 quid on planet X
  • I have the Phaart Booster and Red Mist from Planet X. Smart copies I believe:

    http://www.planet-x-bikes.co.uk/c/q/lights

    Fittings are a bit cheap but fine. Very bright. Cheap.
  • mattgeezermattgeezer Posts: 1,805
    Smart 1w or exposure flare can be had for 25 quid in some places
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  • I bought a moon comet very very bright! slightly moor exspensive but worth it to be seen!

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Moon-Comet-LE ... 485c822252

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  • Stevo CStevo C Posts: 132
    Another one over the £15 budget, but I got the Moon Shield 60 for around £27. It's proper, proper bright and a good replacement for my knackered magicshine- I like it
    cheers

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  • Factor in the cost of batteries. Ok they aren't all that expensive but there is an eventual cost.

    I have a Lezyne Micro Drive rear. £31 I paid. And rechargeable.
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  • rozzer32rozzer32 Posts: 3,683
    Lezyne Zecto rear light. £24 from ribble, rechargeable battery. Lots of different modes and is more than bright enough. I've just got one for those murky/foggy days and I'm very impressed with it.
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  • ratsbeyfusratsbeyfus Posts: 2,841
    rozzer32 wrote:
    Lezyne Zecto rear light. £24 from ribble, rechargeable battery. Lots of different modes and is more than bright enough. I've just got one for those murky/foggy days and I'm very impressed with it.

    Yep - very happy with mine too.


    I had one of them red bikes but I don't any more. Sad face.

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