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Giant Bicycles Recon HL 1600 Light: At The Finish

The Recon HL 1600 is in a hotly contested category in the bike lighting market place. New contenders are out there with similar, and sometimes better, feature sets. As always, ‘caveat emptor’ when looking at this category, but the Recon HL 1600 is a solidly built, reliable light. While it has a basic feature set, (unless you own the proprietary Giant computer which opens up more features), it holds its own at the asking price of $126.00USD.

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Giant Bicycles Recon HL 1600 Light: Checkpoint

I thought the light beam color and pattern was excellent. I ended up running this on the medium/800 Lumen setting, which to be honest, was more than bright enough.

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Giant Bicycles Recon HL 1600 Light: Getting Rolling

The Recon HL 1600 is at the top of the heap in the range of Recon lights that Giant Bicycles offers. It is a “self-contained” light, in that the battery and emitter are all in one enclosure. Like many lights in this category, the internal battery is recharged via a USB cord.

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Bontrager Ion 200 RT/Flare RT Lights: Quick Review

 Bontrager Ion 200 RT/Flare RT Lights: Quick Review- by Grannygear Every so often you see a manufacturer focus on a certain aspect of cycling, often…

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The Riding Gravel Light Round-Up: Light and Motion Imjin 800

The Riding Gravel Light Round-Up: Light and Motion Imjin 800- by Grannygear Since there is only one sample left in our group of lights we…

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The Riding Gravel Light Round-Up: Light And Motion Taz 1200

The Riding Gravel Light Round-Up: Light And Motion Taz 1200- by Grannygear While the Imjin 800 from Light and Motion first caught my eye as…

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The Riding Gravel Light Round-Up: Lezyne 1100i Power Drive

Editor’s Note: This time on our Light Round-Up we get down to the nitty-gritty and actually look at a light, this time from Lezyne. Grannygear…

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The Riding Gravel Light Round-Up: Grinded By The Light

Editor’s Note: Today we welcome Sam CNB as a new contributor to Riding Gravel. He has a deep knowledge and experience level with dyno, or…

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The Riding Gravel Light Round-Up: Setting The Stage

The Riding Gravel Light Round-Up: Setting The Stage- by Grannygear with Guitar Ted  It’s a simple light choice, isn’t it? Maybe not. Let’s take a…

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The Riding Gravel Light Round-Up: Introduction

The Riding Gravel Light Round-Up: Introduction- by Grannygear with comments from Guitar Ted   Gravel bike lights for night riding: Assessing our gravel riding needs…

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