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Old 27-01-18, 10:02 AM   #31
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Almost, not sure how to see the photo and not the link.

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Old 28-01-18, 01:41 AM   #32
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Wow, that looks like a lot of muddy fun!

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Old 28-01-18, 01:08 PM   #33
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Managed to get out for my other 5 mile loop this morning. My eldest son (9) came out on his bike. We both got covered.
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Late afternoon run on Monday.


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Nice.
I did a 5 1/2 mile night run last night. Alas head torch hasn't arrived yet. So nearly stacked it several times!
My legs aren't used to running in the evening, I didn't sleep great due to sore twitchy legs.
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I must admit I normally run in the mornings but it was nice to get out at the end of the day on Monday. Going to do the same today.

We have a social run of about 5 to 7 miles on Sunday which I've organised for our newly formed Powys Canicross group. It's our first gathering and there should be half a dozen of us with dogs on a route I've got planned. I'm hoping to to a pre- run recce of the route on Friday morning. I'll make sure I get some pictures of the gathering and run.
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Old 01-02-18, 06:50 PM   #37
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Gamma 3 arrived. Looks pretty good, hopefully my burnt out retinas will repair themselves shortly and I'll be able to see again. Very happy with it, thanks for the link. Now just need to test it.
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Just ran part of the route we're doing on Sunday. Missed out the muddiest bit today, we'll save that for the actual event. 6.27 miles today which means the full route will be about 8.5 miles.
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It does look nice in your part of the world.
Having just run my 5 mile loop in the pitch black I can conclude that I like that light.
Even if it doesn't help keep away thoughts of the Blair Witch whilst running through a wood on your own in the dark. It did however stop me tripping over everything.
It had the benefit of making my jacket really glow. Yeah I couldn't have hidden from the witch even if I'd tried.

So to review it.
19.00, including postage and batteries. Bargain.
Fits really well, once you've actually adjust it properly. Easy to operate. Rear light is really bright.
Front main beam is really good for running speeds would struggle at pushbike speeds, but then it's not designed for that.
In the real world it's not epic bright, but then you'd just dazzle everyone. At one point in total darkness I wished it cast a beam just a little further (I was running down a very muddy hill).
My only slight negative and it doesn't really put me off loving this light. Is that the light beam is a little flat, it lights objects up, but doesn't really give depth to them. However a field of mud is still a field of mud even with depth.
So for 19.00 it's worth every penny.
Got to test the waterproofing too as it ****ed down.
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