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Reelight SL100 on a Raleigh Twenty folding bike

They are a little hard to see here, but I have mounted a set of battery-free induction powered SL-100 Reelites.

 

The rear light had to be pointed down instead of straight back, due the location of the rack and fender mounts. I thought the light wouldn't be visible like this, but it is. I can see the red light emitted from over a block away.

 

The lights are bright enough to be seen, and minimally light up the road to see what's in front of you.

 

The SL-150 model is a bit more advanced, it adds capacitors to the lights so that the beam becomes steady, and the lights stay on a bit longer at stop lights.

 

Overall, I'm pleased with this self-powered lighting system for $45.

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Taken on October 18, 2008