How about upgrading vintage bike lights with modern flashlights inside.

Discussion in 'The Workshop' started by Muleman121, Jan 12, 2018 at 9:40 AM.

  1. #1 Posted Jan 12, 2018 at 9:40 AM

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Have seen a few out and about and want to do a couple for riders. Any ideas?


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  2. #2 Posted Jan 12, 2018 at 9:52 AM

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    This was discussed before, I found some screw in LED bulbs for my old Schwinn 2 D cell lights. They work great.
     
  3. #3 Posted Jan 12, 2018 at 5:34 PM

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Check out superbrightleds.com. look for their 1 watt flashlight bulb. Screws right into your existing socket. Really bright.
     
  4. #4 Posted Jan 13, 2018 at 12:44 PM

    I live for the CABE

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    I gutted a harbor freight rechargeable spotlight and stuffed the guts into an old light on one of my bikes.

    Luckily, the parabolic reflector was the same size, so it all went together perfectly.

    The charge seems to last forever. I've done long night rides, without it going dim, and I think the spot light said it'll last 6 hours of continuous use.

    Haven't ridden the bike in months, and just checked it, and it still lights.

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  5. #5 Posted Jan 13, 2018 at 4:48 PM

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Super good job on the conversion. Gonna have to try this one. I have ordered led’s that was mentioned but haven’t arrived yet. Things are on the slow boat from China.





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