Bike Lights
Bike lights are a lot like
watches.  It is possible to
spend 99 cents on a set of
lights from - you guessed it -
The 99 Cent Store that will
last for five years, or to
spend five hundred dollars
on a set of submersible,
rechargeable, flood lights
that have little more practical
functionality than the set
from the dollar store.

Of course, it is natural to
want the best available
equipment on a
one-in-a-lifetime trip.  But
what does one really need?  
Do we plan to ride in the
pitch black of night?  Do we
want to illuminate the road or
simply allow drivers to see
us?  Is it worth all that weight
to carry the batteries and
charger for the
high-powered lights?  The
answer we came up with for
these questions was no.
Cateye Cycle Touring Flasher Headlight
Cateye Front Light
Cateye Rear Flasher Cycle Touring Tailight
Cateye Taillight
Our lights are bright blinkers that tell drivers, "Hey, be careful,
there are some stupid people out here on bicycles who got caught
on the road after dark.  Please don't run them over."  Since
Amanda is generally in the back of our two-bike caravan she has
the super, twelve-flasher taillight.

The batteries are all AA, last for nearly 100 hours, and are
rechargeable in our
shortwave radio.  Our single LED headlights
double as reading lights and provide just enough illumination in the
darkness of night to hold them under our chins and make creepy
faces, scaring the kids in the next campsite.
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