The Magicshine 90X Series Claims up to 8,000 Lumens for Under $250

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The latest mountain bike lights in the 90X series from MagicShine feature not only bright LEDs, but also a bar-mounted remote control and a connected tail light for improved visibility. MagicShine is very up front in stating that their lumen claims aren’t 100% guaranteed. For example, their website adds disclaimers like “theoretical lumens, actual lumens may …

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Join Singletracks for Atlanta Cycling Fest Night Ride + Portable Pumptrack in Midtown

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The Atlanta Cycling Festival is kicking off this Saturday, June 11, with a rooftop skyline pumptrack at the Georgia Tech hotel in Midtown. Festivities start at 7pm and New Belgium will be on beer duties. Then on Tuesday, June 14, Faster Mustache is hosting a nighttime singletrack ride starting at the Flying Biscuit in Candler Park. The route is about 50% singletrack, …

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A Cheap Chinese Bike Light Nearly Burned Down this Rider’s House

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In October of 2015 Adam Creager of Brandon, Florida purchased the 5,000 lumen SolarStorm Bike Light, a cheap Chinese knock off light. After just a couple of uses, the light’s battery pack caught fire, and burned his home, gutting the inside. We had actually written about the SolarStorm on Singletracks some 10 months before this …

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Currently Trending: The Night Ride

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As the days grow shorter, aided substantially by our recent return to Standard Time, mid-week after work riders are forced to strap on lights if they are to survive. That the black of night will soon be arriving by 5:30pm here in Northern California is always kind of a bummer after the initial delight of …

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Review: NiteRider Lumina 700

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One of the benefits of living in Atlanta is the relatively mild climate. Sure, the summers can be brutal, and we get a handful of truly frigid days each winter, but with the right gear (and some motivation) you can ride year-round. However, with the end of daylight savings time, it’s tough to get out …

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Night Riding in Atlanta: The Most Dangerous MTB Ride in America?

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Every Tuesday night, a group of mountain bikers meet up for one of the most dangerous rides in America. The trails can be technical for sure–just think broken glass, exposed rebar, and fallen trees–but that’s not what makes this ride dangerous. Instead, the Tuesday night Faster Mustache ride in Atlanta has become a bullet-riddled tour …

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