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Old 06-11-18, 11:01 AM   #11
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Default Re: SV650S Headlight Upgrade Opinions

I've got Osram Nightbreakers in there at the moment. They don't give out enough on the dark country lanes.


I don't tend to ride much at night. Usually just when I get caught out heading home late, so not sure if I can justify big expense and possible reg / rec problems too.


Maybe I would ride more at night if I felt I could actually see down the road though?
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Old 06-11-18, 11:13 AM   #12
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Default Re: SV650S Headlight Upgrade Opinions

You have to admit those LED bulbs are damned impressive - much better than any filament bulb I have tried, and I have tried a lot (used to cover between 25 and 30K a year, much of it in dark at each end of the day so bulbs tended not to last very long) I used to change bulbs every 12 months because they did not last much longer than that (the +50% etc. bulbs burn hot and used to generally fail every 13 to 15 months, that includes Philips and Osram as well as Bosch and Halfords own brand).
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