On Dec 19, 2008, at 9:22 AM, Dickey wrote:
> I bought two of the "Wonder Lights" for when I rode home about 9 rural
> miles at 11pm in the late 70s. After a few trips I decided they really
> were a wonder light, A "wonder" I didn't get run over! I wound up
> getting the hunting and fishing head strap lights with the big 6 volt
> lantern battery and mounted on homemade brackets to my bike. My
> commuter, a Raleigh Sprite 3 spd w/ fenders and racks must have weighed
> 45 lbs.
> I read my old magazines now and see that alot of ads thought of bike
> accessories as kids toys!
> This of course is one man's opinion.
> Dickey Greer
> West Monroe,La "where it rains every day"
In context the Wonder light really was. Remember that a bike light in the early 70s was feebly driven by a generator, dim and went out when you stopped. Against that a Wonder light was the second coming. Phil Brown Sun just out in Berkeley, Calif.