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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:44 am 
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A Specialized Preview 2.5 Halogen Bike light, i must have brought in 1990 ish.

Has main and dip beam ,with a low battery level indictor.Just put some batteries in and works a treat.i remember this looking quite Futuristic at the time !


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:45 pm 
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Nice find have you still got the clamp for it tho? :twisted:


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:45 pm 
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I'm sure I've got one hidden in the garage too... I remember the little red light of doom that would come on and mean a trip to the newsagent for more batteries.

Wonder if therre's a market for them at all.


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:57 pm 
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poweredbypies wrote:
Nice find have you still got the clamp for it tho? :twisted:


Yep, got the clamp and the rubber shim that came with it too 8)


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I had a pair of these back in the day! was very fond of them and thought the led indicator for battery power was awesome! Great lights.


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 2:08 pm 
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benbonty wrote:
I had a pair of these back in the day! was very fond of them and thought the led indicator for battery power was awesome! Great lights.


Did they do a rear ? At the same time I brought this, I got a small Led one with velcro strap.It may be a Spez one also , will do some more digging !


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 2:19 pm 
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i've got one of these somewhere as well!! i remember when i got it, and i thought the beam off it was superb!! :lol: whereas now i use a 1600 lumen head torch and a 900 lumen handlebar light......... oh how times have changed!!!!! lol

i'd like to find my Specialized light though, and the clamp should be with it as well?? i used to use it in conjuction with a Pretzle head torch, which i can't that either???? :x


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No rear as far as I know, I had two fronts! had those flashing vista 'cue' lights on the back! It was when I worked in a bike shop during college. The shop only closed at 8 so bright(ish!) lights were essential for the commute!

There was a rechargable battery pack upgrade available for these too, I couldn't afford that on my bike shop wages, although it probably would've saved me money on hundreds of duracells!


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 2:49 pm 
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GMC wrote:
i've got one of these somewhere as well!! i remember when i got it, and i thought the beam off it was superb!! :lol: whereas now i use a 1600 lumen head torch and a 900 lumen handlebar light......... oh how times have changed!!!!! lol

i'd like to find my Specialized light though, and the clamp should be with it as well?? i used to use it in conjuction with a Pretzle head torch, which i can't that either???? :x


I dug it out as I want to go night riding, don't think it will be suitable for anymore then road riding !

will try it out tonight


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:07 am 
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Mine was a longer and flatter version but it was rather bright for its day till it got stolen on a bike :twisted:


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