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Old 12-06-2011, 10:19 AM   #1
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Helmet light Trail Tech LED or Baja Designs??

I知 in the market for a helmet light. I plan on using this for both dirt biking and mountain biking. I知 looking at either the Trail Tech LED or the Baja Designs STRYKR, II.

Any experiences with either of these lights?

I know the Trail Tech HID has had some problems but I can稚 seem to find reviews on the LED and they are quite a bit cheaper then the Baja Designs lights


http://www.trailtech.net/A122-SS-LB.html

http://www.bajadesigns.com/ProductDe..._Strykr-Ii-Kit
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Old 12-06-2011, 10:27 AM   #2
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This is my experience with Trailtech stuff. My Trailtech HID lights died within 3 months of purchase.. after crapping out on me 2 more times in the next 6 months I gave up on them and replaced them with RIGID LED's. My Trailtech X2 Headlight died after six months on my DRZ and maybe 6 or 7 rides? My Trailtech Endurance computer died on my DRZ after the same timeline as the X2 headlight, had a grand total of maybe 10 hours of use.

I wouldnt use another Trailtech product if they gave it to me. IMHO YMMV
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Old 12-06-2011, 12:18 PM   #3
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I知 in the market for a helmet light. I plan on using this for both dirt biking and mountain biking.
I sent you a PM about a different brand of helmet light.
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Old 12-06-2011, 12:29 PM   #4
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you may want to check out Niterider lights....crisp lighting and well built.

http://www.niterider.com/
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Old 12-06-2011, 01:01 PM   #5
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I知 in the market for a helmet light.
We just added a waterproof helmet/bicycle light to our product line. Inmates get a 10% discount.

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Old 12-06-2011, 01:42 PM   #6
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We just added a waterproof helmet/bicycle light to our product line. Inmates get a 10% discount.
For that price I could buy 2 for less then what I would pay for any of the other ones.

Is there a way to run 2 from one battery?
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Old 12-06-2011, 07:34 PM   #7
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Is there a way to run 2 from one battery?
We could make a wire harness to do that. You might check the weight, this system is one of the lightest around, 2 complete systems is just a bit more weight than a single of the other systems.
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Old 12-07-2011, 10:45 AM   #8
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You can find a lot of those bike/helmet lights at Dealextreme.com in the 50-100$ range.

It may worth a look.
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Old 12-08-2011, 09:00 AM   #9
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As a mountain biker, I assume you are familiar with this site: http://reviews.mtbr.com/2012-bike-lights-shootout

There are lots of options out there but the trick seems to be finding a light that will work both on the small rechargeable battery, typically 6-9 v, and being able to wire it into a motorcycles 14 v wiring. Proprietary plugs and wiring can be Most web sites do not specify the upper allowable voltage range so you have to contact them to find out.

Good luck.

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Old 12-08-2011, 12:54 PM   #10
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I知 in the market for a helmet light. I plan on using this for both dirt biking and mountain biking. I知 looking at either the Trail Tech LED or the Baja Designs STRYKR, II.

Any experiences with either of these lights?

I know the Trail Tech HID has had some problems but I can稚 seem to find reviews on the LED and they are quite a bit cheaper then the Baja Designs lights


http://www.trailtech.net/A122-SS-LB.html

http://www.bajadesigns.com/ProductDe..._Strykr-Ii-Kit
Hi foroffroaduseonly here is a link to MTBR reviews on the Strykr II light. You will see how this light stacks up to other competitors
http://www.mtbr.com/cat/accessories/...ls_130crx.aspx
We do offer ADV rider forum members a discount feel free to Pm me for pricing
The Baja Designs Strykr LED helmet light has a lifetime warranty on the head unit and 2 year warranty on the battery. Not many competitors offer that kind of warranty on the LED helmet lights
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Old 12-09-2011, 09:07 AM   #11
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Trail Tech

I have used the Trail Tech helmet LED light for about 6 months now on my commute to work. I ride all back roads and have it wired into the high beam so I don't blind oncoming traffic - a rare occurance. Does a great job - love being able to illuminate the inside of a corner looking for deer and other critters. So far light has been flawless.
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Old 08-10-2014, 11:28 AM   #12
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Reviving an old thread. What is everyone using for a helmet mounted light in 2014? Baja Designs, Cyclops, trail tech, etc...?
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