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Light adaptor

Postby sean_iow » Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:13 pm

My new bike build uses my Jones bars which have the bracket on the front for the Exposure Revo. I don't currently have a dyno wheel that fits the new bike so wanted an easy way to attach my MTB batteries light if I should want to be riding after dark. I didn't want to have to remove the Exposure mount every time I wanted to use the light so with the purchase of an Exposure cleat and a section of old seatpost...

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I used the lathe to square off the cut end of the seatpost but it could be done with just a saw and more care. I then drilled and tapped the section of post M6 for the cleat bolt.

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If I leave it with the light then I only need to clip it on just like I would an Exposure light and put the battery in the frame bag. I had thought about buying a Maxx D to use until I had a dyno wheel built up. As I only had to buy the cleat this is £369 cheaper :-bd so does that mean I've saved that amount? Which makes it ok to buy some carbon Jones bars :lol:
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Re: Light adaptor

Postby Zippy » Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:54 am

Why can't you get the exposure cleat directly on the mtb batteries light?
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Re: Light adaptor

Postby Dave Barter » Sat Sep 08, 2018 1:05 pm

Sean where did you buy the cleat from?
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Re: Light adaptor

Postby benp1 » Sat Sep 08, 2018 2:43 pm

I like the idea of putting a cleat on my light, I switch between exposure lights and a nitefighter so this would simplify things
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Re: Light adaptor

Postby ianfitz » Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:10 pm

Dave Barter wrote:Sean where did you buy the cleat from?


Its listed as a spare on the exposure website.

Don't know where Sean got his from though!
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Re: Light adaptor

Postby sean_iow » Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:34 pm

Zippy, that was my original idea but the plastic bracket on the bottom of the mtb batteries light holds the wires and seals the bottom of the light so I had to leave it on.

Dave, my cleat came from eBay, it was the cheapest I could find, £7.95 and free delivery.
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