"Bike riders are almost impossible to see at night unless they are fitted out with appropriate lights."
Officer in charge of the Melbourne West Bike Patrol, Leading Senior Constable Roy Brandi.
Sen Const Brandi warned people who have only recently taken up cycling
"to work to ensure their bikes are fit with regulation front and rear lights."
Bike lights recommended by CHOICE Magazine (rrp) 2009
Basta Polaris 5 (BA3C), $40
Sigma Kalmit, $99
Topeak Whitelight DX, $80
Cateye TL-LD610-R, $60
Cateye TL-LD150-R, $25
S-Sun SS-L-121R, $5
Cateye (EL135 / LD130R), $75http://www.choice.com.au/viewArticle.aspx?id=106310&catId=100281&tid=100008
Basta (Polaris 0.5W / Superflash 0.5W), $80
Planetbike (Blaze 0.5W / Superflash Blaze 0.5W), $90
Please note that the Bike Lights Law Road Rule 259
Bike Lights Law
Road Rule 259
Submission to Victorian Parliament Road Safety Committee Australian Design Rules Inquiry by Pete Dowe
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