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Old 12-09-21, 03:22 PM
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Smart Bike Lights Farina

I got an ad on Facebook for Smart Bike Lights. Their headlight is called Farina. Commercial ads for gadgets on Facebook tend to be from small companies in China. That doesn't mean a product is necessarily bad, but I haven't heard of this company. The products look good, but what do I know. Does anyone know anything about the company or its products?

https://smartbikelights.com/

The thing that caught my eye is the StVZO design. The company claims it makes the Farina according to the requirement but does not claim it's certified. That's OK with me. I bought cheap Chinese lights that make the same claim, and they worked out very well for me. That light cost between $9 and $16, and I bought eight of them. They are out of production now, and I may want to buy a better-made light that's likely to last.

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Old 12-09-21, 03:55 PM
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Ya I saw those but no idea. been sing their other lights on facebook. disappointed it does not have ANT connection.
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Old 12-10-21, 09:13 AM
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Their headlight is called Farina. The thing that caught my eye is the StVZO design
no more dynamo powered lights? or adding to compliment them?
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
no more dynamo powered lights? or adding to compliment them?
I do like dynamo lights for my daily riders, because I don't need to worry about charge state. I have too many bikes (eight, I think) to equip them all with dynamos and lights. I also want to keep a few of them lightweight. Battery lights can move from bike to bike.

But since you asked about complementing dynamo lights, I did that on my 1971 Raleigh Super Course, for extra safety. It has the dynamo lights, so I might as well use them. And I have the battery lights, so I might as well use them, too. Sometimes my battery headlight runs out before I expect it, because I can't keep track of their charge states, so I'm still good when that happens. And when it's not discharged, I put it in the blinky mode for extra attention, something which dynamo lights don't do because of a silly German law. Well, maybe it's not silly. Some people are sure that blinky lights are too distracting, but I don't agree, and neither do many people. They really do get attention faster.
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(eight, I think)
hehe nice, the rest makes sense, of course
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Looks quite slick... but... This thread is useless without beam shots.
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Have you ever posted a full description of your light setup? I’d love to know about it.
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Have you ever posted a full description of your light setup? I’d love to know about it.
My computer will not take pictures from my camera right now.

I have 16 Dinotte Lights. Bought most from EBAY. Still have my First Dinotte from 12 years back. Working Good.

All my pics are old ones. Eight lights on this one. My Day Trike.

Dec 15th going in the hospital for surgery to add an (Amulet LAA Filter) to my old heart.
It will Stop Blood Clots from going into my Brain.
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Thanks, Fred @10 Wheels. That's a cool trike, for sure. Good luck with your operation. I'll be thinking of you.
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Amulet Filter went well. No Problems. Took 90 minutes to install it. Had 4 Doctors and 11 Nurses. One day and one night stay in the hospital.
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