LED Bike Lights Shootout3

The 2011 Bike Lights Shootout is here >> http://reviews.mtbr.com/blog/2011-bike-lights-shootout/ Note: An update with 2011 lights is coming soon Here is the summary data for the lights we have so far. We will publish our data and photos of each beam pattern in this article. In the coming weeks, we will produce a review and a

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Lupine Wilma 5

Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Lupine Wilma 5 Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar Lupine Wilma 5 $459.00 920 3 hrs Lithium Ion 112g 243g 355g 2.59 2.00 Description: The Lupine Wilma 5

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Lupine Tesla 4

Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Lupine Tesla 4 Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar Lupine Tesla 4 $488.00 700 3 hrs Lithium Ion 98g 220g 320g 2.19 1.43 Description: The Lupine Tesla is

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NiteFLUX Photon Max Extreme

Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum NiteFLUX Photon Max Extreme Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar Photon Max Extreme $480.00 1350 2hrs 40min Lithium Ion 151g 419g 517g 2.61 2.81 Light Meter charts and

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Fox Announces their 2010 Product Line

April 18 – Fox Racing Shox announces breakthrough developments to their 32 mm front shock and their rear shock line ups. Read on here…..

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Princeton Tec Switchback 2, Switchback 3

Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Princeton Tec Switchback 2 Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar Switchback 2 $299.00 n/a 4:50 Lithium Ion 132g 416g 548g n/a n/a Switchback 3 $389.00 n/a 4:55 Lithium

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Light On! 900

tbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Light On! 900 – $475 Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar Light On! 900 $475 900 2:05hrs Lithium Ion 112 493g 605g 1.49 1.89 Light Meter charts and

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BR Lights C2-K

Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum BR Lights C2-K $399.00 Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar BR Lights C2-K $399 1000 2.25hrs Lithium Ion 407g n/a 407 g 2.19 1.43 Light Meter charts and

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Trail Tech MR16 HID light

Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Trail Tech MR16 30 Watt $ Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar MR 16 30Watt $429.00 1850 2:10 Lithium Ion 388g 618g 1006g 1.84 4.65 Light Meter charts

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Exposure MaXx D

Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum Exposure MaXx D Review Light Price Claimed Lumens Runtime Battery Type Light head weight Battery Weight Installed Weight Lumens per gram Lumens per dollar Exposure MaXx D $399 960 3:10 Lithium Ion 306 n/a 326 2.94 2.41 Light Meter charts and comparison

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Bike Lights Shootout Beam Pattern Comparison

Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum The 2011 Bike Lights Shootout is here >> http://reviews.mtbr.com/blog/2011-bike-lights-shootout/ Here’s some nifty pages to compare the beam patterns of the the various lights. Allow all the images to preload then rollover the light names to view the beam patterns. The backyard beam patterns

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Bike Lights Shootout Light Meter Measurements

Mtbr Lights Shootout Main Page | Mtbr Lights Reviews | Mtbr Lights Forum The light output measurement is performed by placing a Lux light meter beside the light. Both are pointed at the ceiling (five feet above) of a dark room. This measurement uses the ambient light produced by the bike light. We found this

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Welcome to the open! … A myth by General Motors Exposed?

By: mtb_Canuck Date: 10-24-2008 For the last few weeks the October issue of National Geographic Magazine has been tormenting me. On the very first three pages, is an advertisement for the new Hummer H3T. In the ad is a picture of some dude riding a Specialized Enduro in the some of most incredibly scenery I had

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Trek Remedy 9 Review with Video

Reviewer: Justin English Date: 9-15-2008 Model: 2008 Trek Remedy 9 MSRP: $4729.99 Note: Justin would like to thank his awesome bike shop, Ray’s Cycle in Vacaville, CA Trek makes a comeback? (skip lower for review) Earlier this year Trek released a couple of new designs into the full suspension market. This was very much needed

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Pacenti 650b Neo Moto Tire and Stans 650b Wheel Video Review

Product Specifications: Model: Pacenti 650b Neo Moto Tire MSRP:$55 Weight: 745 grams Bottom Line: This tire is so good it has singlehandedly fueled the 650b wheel size movement. If there can only be one tire for all conditions and all applications, the Pacenti Neo Moto is it. It’s a bit pricey at $55. Value Rating:

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Kuat Alpha Hitch Bike Rack Review

Model: Kuat Alpha Rack MSRP: $329 Weight: 15 lbs. Manufacturer Link: http://www.kuatinnovations.com/ Kuat is is a refreshing name from a company with new ideas about bike racks. Notice that in the specs above, I mentioned that the rack weight is 15 pounds. Why should we care what a bike rack weighs? Well sit back and

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Mountain Feedbag Storage Bag Review

Description: Mount Type Price Ht Wd Len Weight Vol Right Handed Mount $30.00 6 in. 4.25 in. 3.5 in. 64 g 80 cu.in. Left Handed Mount $30.00 6 in. 4.25 in. 3.5 in. 64 g 80 cu.in. Manufactuer Link: http://epicrideresearch.com/index.php On a recent trip to Oakridge, Oregon I was introduced to an unexpectedly useful product

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SSWC 08 – Singlespeed World Championships in Napa, CA

On August 24, hundreds of singlespeeders gathered in Napa, CA to race. World class riders , cross-dressers, slackers gathered from around the world not only to race but to live and experience bike culture. Like singlespeeding, the SSWC captures the essence of cycling where riders display their passion for pedaling and for life. There was

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Destination Durango – Mountain Biking Photos by Sterling Lorence and Geoff Waugh

On July 2008, I got the opportunity to ride in Durango, CO at the Trek/Fisher press camp. It was my first time in Durango and it was quite an experience. It was one of those places that I’ve always heard of since I started mountain biking fifteen years ago. It was one of those places

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Fuji Reveal 1.0 Pro Review

    Riding Impressions: As mentioned in the video, the Fuji Reveal 1.0 is a fast climber and a competent descender. The component spec on it is very impressive with

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Ritchey Ti MTB Break Away travel bike

    Riding Impressions: I have a couple rides on the Ritchey Break Away now and wanted to share some first impressions. The best thing I can say about it is that I

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Gary Fisher Roscoe 1, 2 and 3 Preview – Specifications

Let’s cut to the chase. The Gary Fisher Roscoe is good, very good. I’m interested in getting one and will ride it extensively as soon as possible. I believe it unlocks the true promise of All Mountain bikes. This is truly a bike that is balanced as it can climb and it can descend most

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Hermosa Tours – Durango, Utah and California Guided Tours

Photo: Pete, Nate and Matt of Hermosa Tours On the Trek Press Camp this july, Hermosa Tours guided all four rides for about thirty members of the media and of the company. I got to experience their work as they designed four rides that would

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Bontrager XXX Lite 29er and 26er Carbon Wheels Preview

Bontrager showed us their new, high-end wheelset for 2009. It features a carbon rim that is tubeless compatible. It is also compatible with both centerlock and 6-bolt brake rotors. Rim weight is reported at 330 grams for the 29er wheels. Price and availability is to be determined. Weight:

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2009 Trek Top Fuel 9.9 – Sub 21 lb. FS bike

The premiere cross-country racing mountain bike in the Trek line up has been updated. The primary goals were to reduce weight and increase stiffness. These are conflicting goals that have to be attacked with better

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