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    Dinotte Headlights vs CygoLite

    So I thought I had it all figured out! I was going to purchase the CygoLite Centauri 1000 for $315 today. Now someone told me about the Dinotte Lighting 1200L-PLUS Dual Quad 8 LED Light for $350
    1200L-PLUS Dual Quad 8 LED Light -- DiNotte Lighting USA Online Store


    What do you think of these two lights. What is the better light?


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    +1 on this. I have the cheapest Magic Shine 900 lumin light and it works just fine for commuting. For only $90, it's a steal. I've had it for a year so far (battery was recalled last Spring and returned this summer). Why pay $300+ when you can get something just as good for half the price?

    Over the years, I've gone through several lights. I'll never buy a Niterider system again. My wife has a Cygolite that costs around $150 and isn't as bright as my cheapo Magic Shine. Dinotte makes nice stuff, but it sure is pricey. I find it hard to justify what some of these light companies charge for lights.

    What kind of night riding are you going to do? Those really bright lights are good for mountian biking in the woods at night, but they're over kill for commuting. More is not necessarily better. Half of my commute is on an unlit bike path that can be very dark. The light I've got is plenty sufficient.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pmf View Post
    +1 on this. I have the cheapest Magic Shine 900 lumin light and it works just fine for commuting. For only $90, it's a steal. I've had it for a year so far (battery was recalled last Spring and returned this summer). Why pay $300+ when you can get something just as good for half the price?.
    My experience is the same, but a bit longer. My MS 900 is starting its third winter of commuting. No problems.

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