Solar Bike Light
Any bicycle commuter will appreciate the Cateye Hybrid while
pedaling home at night. A solar cell keeps the nickel-metal hydride battery charged for up to six hours of ride time, and an
alkaline-cell backup hangs in there for 30 hours. The LED lamp
provides better than 400 candlepower. Batteries included.
About $60. cateye.com
Red Cross Emergency Radio/Flashlight
The American Red Cross Microlink FR160 flashlight/radio combination by Etón has a
high-quality AM/FM tuner and a NOAA Weather Band receiver for weather forecasts,
alerts and other emergency messages. At only 5. 25 inches long ( 13 cm), the radio fits
in the palm of your hand and fits easily into an emergency preparedness kit or into a
backpack. A full-sized USB port charges small electrical devices, such as cell phones.
Each one includes an American Red Cross preparedness guide, and a portion of
proceeds goes to the American Red Cross. About $30. tinyurl.com/redcrossradio
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