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Community Lounge, Introductions and General Discussion Discussion, I'm taking my toys, and going home! in General Discussion; Originally Posted by MoistCabbage The front caliper and lever/master cylinder were off when it was stolen, so that wasn't him. ...
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    Re: I'm taking my toys, and going home!

    Quote Originally Posted by MoistCabbage View Post

    The front caliper and lever/master cylinder were off when it was stolen, so that wasn't him. I had them off for cleaning, the pads were getting hung up and rubbing.
    I got to ask, do you still have them?

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    I'm almost positive I do, but I couldn't find them the other day when I was looking for things to bring to the police station.
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    Re: I'm taking my toys, and going home!

    No pun intended, but that there looks like the, ahem, Cadillac of bikes
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    Lol! Yeah, maybe if Cadillac rebadged an H1.
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    Awesome story...

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    Re: I'm taking my toys, and going home!

    I've been riding a lot lately, trying to lose some weight... Ok a lot of weight.

    Anyway, I've been taking late night rides, so I got a light. I'm so impressed with this little thing I thought I'd post a couple of pictures of the output.









    All that (a tick over 1,200 lumens on high) from 3 little CREE LEDs (2 for the main forward beam and 1 for a large puddle of light on the ground in front of you).



    It has side lighting too, several brightness settings, pulse, flash... Awesome light. Not cheap, but I found it on sale and found a coupon code, got it for just over half price.



    Not sure how many members here are riders, but if you're interested, it's the Light & Motion TAZ 1200.

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    Re: I'm taking my toys, and going home!

    Cree lamps are great for that type of thing. The side lamps (which go on when the signals are activated, while headlamps are engaged) on my 1987 Cadillac are cree bulbs, as are the reverse lamps (which was essentially necessary, since on my Brougham, the lamps are placed beside the license plate in the cutout in the centre of the bumper, which essentially means they produce no visible light from the driver's seat, UNLESS you use cree bulbs). A few dashboard bulbs are also very tiny cree bulbs (not blindingly light, as I am good with electronics, but to produce a more even effect as my dashboard lamps are all red in that car)

    I've also considered a cree bulb (I have droves of these sitting around) for the headlamp for the bicycle I have been building, but am not entirely convinced it looks nice in an early 1930's housing.

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    Re: I'm taking my toys, and going home!

    My bike was stolen a long time ago a cheap Huffy®, they just cut the cable lock and took off.

    Had to walk home and then go out and buy another. Cheap bikes FTW. If it was an expensive bike like yours I'd be ultra pissed.

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    Re: I'm taking my toys, and going home!

    I take mine up the stairs to the bedroom when I'm done riding it now. It's become sort of a safe room for valuables in a way. The bike and television alone are worth just about what I paid for my Seville 4 years ago. There's also a surround sound system, 2 gaming systems and a decent laptop. Solid wood exterior door, 3 heavy duty hinges bolted through the jamb and into the studs with 3 inch deck screws, full length steel security plate on the knob side of the jamb. Might be overkill, but between where I live and my luck.....
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    Looks like its time to become good friends with MC...
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