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As with the other loose bicycle products we sell: we generally only sell what we like and what we tested. So we will not sell halogen headlamps for example as these are useless on unlit or poorly lit roads.
If you need advice on what to buy: For any product, click on the name to go to the page with my experiences with it, and much more.
Everything is either in stock or can be delivered within a few days via a distributor (unless otherwise noted).
Postage is $32 for destinations to outside EU, EUR 14.65 for within EU, EUR 7,- for within NL. I keep postage price fixed at that, so if you want to combine purchases of saddles and/or lights or dynamos, postage stays the same.
For small items (e.g. a single taillamp) cheaper postage options are available. Just send an email with what you are interested in to enquire.
You can also pick up orders of course, if you live in NL and want to come round (or even if on holiday here, but note if you are from outside EU and pick up an order, payment has to be including VAT then).
Demonstration of bicycle lighting is possible on appointment in the evening. You can also try out various of the saddles that I reviewed. For more details see here: Ordering, postage, taxes etc.
Prices in EURO are for customers within the EU and include VAT (sales tax). Prices in US$ are for customers outside the EU and do not include VAT.
If you want to order, select the item or items from this and other sales pages and send me an email. Not everything I can supply is listed here, jsut the stuff that I recommend most of all, for various reasons:
Based on Philips' designs, most bad points have been removed and the beam of the headlamps is a little better:
- Axendo 40 with auto on/off EUR 25,- / $24,- (2 days)
- Axendo 60 with auto on/off EUR 52,- / $51,- (in stock)
- Elips: EUR 15,- / $14,- (In stock 50 mm bolt distance)
Headlamps with LiIon battery:
- Axendo 40 with rechargeable battery: EUR 42,- / $41,- (2 days)
- Axendo 60 with rechargeable battery: EUR 52,- / $51,- (end of October)
Taillamps on battery:
- Elips with 2x AA batteries: EUR 16,- / $15,- (2 days 80 mm bolt distance, 50mm end of November...)
For ebikes (up to 36V): Axendo 40/60/80 XE and Elips XE for ebike (2 days).
Shimano XT DHT8003: Available now in 32 and 36 spokes black: EUR 92,- / $85
Shimano's latest dynamo hub, suitable for disc brake, fairly low weight at ca. 510g and the advantage is that DIY bearing overhaul with Shimano hubs is possible (though I haven't tried it with this one yet, more to come on this hub in possibly April-June 2017).
Combination offer: Luxos U headlamp with USB power output + Spanninga Solo taillamp + cable to taillamp + splitter cable for 2nd taillamp + Secula fender or seatpost mounted taillamp: $185,- / €195,- (+ postage)
Taillamps need to be well visible without being annoying (and they must certainly not be blinding!). Of the LED taillamps I tested, the following ones satisfy those criteria:
Spanninga Elips (Philips Lumiring): $13,- / € 15,- (in stock 50mm bolt distance)
Axa Blueline steady: $8,- / € 8,- (in stock)
Spanninga Solo: $13,- / € 14,- (in stock (suitable for 50mm and 80mm bolt distance))
Spanninga Lineo: $16,- / € 17,- (in stock)
B&M Toplight line plus brake: $38,- / € 38,- (in stock 50mm bolt distance, 80mm: 2 days)
This taillamp has a standlight that you can switch off, and a brakelamp (2nd version, pulsating instead of just being brighter).
Standard version (no brake lamp): $23,- / EUR 25,- but I recommend instead the Solo, Lineo or Blueline, which are all much better than the Line plus, and better than the Line brake plus in standard (non-braking) mode.
Unio 4365: $15,- / € 16,- (in stock 50mm+80mm bolt distance)
B&M Secula, for rear-fender mounting: $20,- / € 20,- (in stock)
B&M Secula, for seatpost or rear-fork mounting: $25,- / € 25,- (2 days)
Note: At this moment I can only supply the non-flashing version of taillamps! (flashing means people can't judge distance/speed and I think this actually causes some of the accidents I've read about of motorists overtaking a cyclist, then turning right (or left in the UK and other left-hand drive countries)) and cutting the cyclist off, because they can't judge the speed because of the flashing and in the brain the cyclist is then considered 'standing still' and thus 'gone' when the motorist has overtaken...
Philips Saferide Lumiring for battery (2x AAA non-rechargeable batteries included, rechargeable batteries also work): $30,- / € 30,- (out of stock, but soon the Spanninga Elips will be available...)
Sigma Stereo with 2 x AAA NiMH batteries, USB rechargeable: $31,- / € 31,- (seems no longer available, from my supplier at least).
Sigma Mono with integrated battery, USB rechargeable: $24,- / € 24,- (in stock).
Bidi 2015 MTB/touring headlamp neutral white + taillamp: $90,- / € 90,- (Email for availability).
You can build a wheel yourself even without expensive equipment with a little effort, I will write about this soon. With spoke tensiometer and nothing else it's easy, but you can also take a dynamo hub to your local bike shop, and they can spoke it in for you for about €25 cost, excluding parts, i.e. about €20 for stainless spokes (€25 for black stainless) and of course the rim.
My supplier doesn't have the rim I like any more, need to see what to do...
Dual strand cables to connect the taillamp to the headlamp:
After emailing you will get an email with payment instructions for bank transfer or a paypal invoice as per your indicated preference. You can always revise an order of course after this, just send an email then.
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Last modified: 2016-3-18