Quick review of the Magic Tire Novelty Bike Lights from LightsCastle

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Quick review of the Magic Tire Novelty Bike Lights from LightsCastle

Novelty Magic Tire Bikelights from LightsCastle (fireflys)

5 Stars (Fantastic fun for kids!)

Price: only $3.20


A special thanks to Crystal from LightsCastle for sending me these lights to review (more as a novelty gift for my son) 

These little lights are very easy to use, they simply thread onto the tire valves after removing the valve cap.


They also come with an adaptor to enable fitting of both type of bicycle tire valve.


The lights are called fireflys and come well packaged as shown below


You quite simply unscrew the firefly, remove a protective plastic strip (Storage Battery Isolator) and screw back together.


The firefly will only light when it is knocked or when there is a centrifugal force exerted upon them (the rotation of the wheel)


This is what they look like when fitted


I tried to get a decent still picture without much luck but here are the best ones LOL


Since the images are not too great, here is an even worse quality video.... hey what did you expect from me ? a good one ? Wink


This is my boy riding his bike in the dark with the fireflys on

Pros

Fantastic fun for kids

Seconds to fit

Long shelf life on batteries (only uses power when moved)

Very bright

Nice blue glow when activated

Did I mention great fun for kids ? and adults too


Cons

None


If you want some fun bike lights for your kids that are cheap as chips. You cannot go wrong with the fireflys


I'm off to steal his fireflys and put them on my bike : )


Cheers

Spas

Edited by: sb56637 on 09/02/2017 - 12:43
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Definitely get noticed at night. I like how they are motion activated. It’d be cool if they also had light sensors, so they only came on when it was dark as well.

-Sean

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Not even only novelty, practicality of night visibility is important.
And besides……WHY NOT ADD MORE LUMENS!!!

hehe mini skyray kings on there, pumpin out 1000lumens

BLF members are hilarious:
“That’s like saying “My car has top-speed of 200k millimiles per hour”. Why not to just say 10 Ah?”

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I picked up a superball with the same thing in it ..If you bouce it hard ...the lights turn on .. My dog loves it ..  it's pretty cool to see her running toward you at night  with a wild flashing red light going off in her mouth ....freaky .

       καὶ τὸ φῶς ἐν τῇ σκοτίᾳ φαίνει καὶ ἡ σκοτία αὐτὸ οὐ κατέλαβεν

                            

       Dc-fix diffuser film  >…  http://budgetlightforum.com/node/42208

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i use similar bike lights in my spinning props, handy to have around
this style has motion and light sensors, with POV patterns
http://www.buyincoins.com/new_en/details/2-x-bike-bicycle-car-5-led-8fla...

on my actual bike they don’t beat my hokeyspokes tho Big Smile

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Yep they're definitely good for being noticed at night. I'm not sure about the legalities of using them on a main road is here in the UK (they're quite strict on things like this)

I can think of loads of different uses for these, the knock/motion sensor in them is very useful LOL

 

@islisis... Those look pretty cool too Smile

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These look really fun! Party Thank you for the review!

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Fellow lights castle bike gadget reviewer! Thanks for the awesome review!

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Thank for the review, I think the photo's and video turned out really well actually! 

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Thanks guys, I'm glad you liked the review.. much shorter than my usual ones Smile

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Nice, Spas! The video lips like two glowing frogs leaping after each other down the lane.  Big Smile

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JohnnyMac wrote:

Nice, Spas! The video lips like two glowing frogs leaping after each other down the lane.  Big Smile

 

Hehe thanks Johnny, I never even noticed until you pointed it out. You're right they do too Smile