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by alanesq
12 Dec 2011, 10:24am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: trailers and cyclecams
Replies: 15
Views: 925

Re: trailers and cyclecams

You are correct, that is the one down side of them - they are not waterproof I have put lots of Vaseline around the LEDs/lens which should help keep water out, but the buttons are still not waterproof I have not worried about it too much as I figure that as soon as it rains a drop will go onto the l...
by alanesq
12 Dec 2011, 8:06am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 99p front light
Replies: 17
Views: 1184

Re: 99p front light

I tend to have one of the above lights along with my cyclecam which has a built in light http://alanesq.com/cyclecam.htm For seeing on dark lanes etc. I have recently bought one of these: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/270842268984?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649 It doesn't come wi...
by alanesq
12 Dec 2011, 7:50am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 99p front light
Replies: 17
Views: 1184

Re: 99p front light

I just blue tacked a light onto a wall and photographed it in the dark in an attempt to get an idea of how visible at an angle it is as you can see, there is plenty of light going out sideways as well as ahead http://homepage.ntlworld.com/alan.blackham/ctc/cyclecam1.jpg These lights are pretty brigh...
by alanesq
12 Dec 2011, 7:01am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 99p front light
Replies: 17
Views: 1184

Re: 99p front light

if you let me know how you would measure/judge this I will check one out for you
by alanesq
12 Dec 2011, 5:50am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 99p front light
Replies: 17
Views: 1184

Re: 99p front light

I have lots of these lights (2 on each bike) - they are great and I have never had any prob. of them filling with water The only prob they have is as mentioned that the mounting brackets are very fragile, but as they are only 99p I just keep some spares in The cheap back lights on the other hand I f...
by alanesq
11 Dec 2011, 10:01pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: trailers and cyclecams
Replies: 15
Views: 925

Re: trailers and cyclecams

Thanks :-) The small trailer was built around a large bag I already had, it is some kind of plastic coated fabric (nothing expensive) I basically built a wooden frame the size of the bag (so it would fit inside) and built the trailer around that......... Sadly I don't have a pic of the washing machi...
by alanesq
11 Dec 2011, 7:55am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: trailers and cyclecams
Replies: 15
Views: 925

trailers and cyclecams

Hi, I have been a member of the ctc for a while now but only just joined the forum - so hello everyone (see all about me at http://www.alanesq.com) I have recently built myself a shopping trailer and I thought fellow members may be interested as it was very easy to make; cost me £14 for the wheels, ...