My First 1000 Miles and a trashed tire

Jasper Janssen wrote:
> On 18 Nov 2005 20:57:59 -0800, "[email protected]"
> <[email protected]> wrote:
> >A headlight is one more thing to add batteries to, one more thing to
> >remember to turn on and off, and one more thing that I'd have to remove
> >from the bike whenever I park it. Even for 110rmb (the price of the
> >cheapest headlight in the store) it isn't worth it. Better to ride
> >slower and stick to the roads with decent light and/or decent pavement.

> Don't chinese bikes typically have generator-powered headlights, lik hte
> Dutch, English and German ones? A sidewall bottle generator plus headlight
> plus rear light plus wires cost me in .nl somewhere under US$10 for the
> whole set. No batteries to worry about.

Chinese bikes typically don't have lights of any kind.