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A Spectrum Of Lights: GloWorm Alpha G1.0 RF

It (The GloWorm Alpha 1.0 RF Light) is what I would grab for a night ride that saw me out there in the dark for an hour or more.

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A Spectrum Of Lights: The Amazon Lights

A causal search of Amazon for bike lights will show a huuuuge availability of lights…small to large…pretty much all from China, and at reduced prices compared to the mainstream brands. Like really reduced.

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A Spectrum Of Lights: Bontrager Ion Elite R

Moving on with our light review round-up, we have the light from Bontrager. As we mentioned in the intro post, what I received from Trek was the Ion Elite R which is one step down from the top of the line light.

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A Spectrum Of Lights: NiteRider Lumina 1100 Boost

The NiteRider Lumina 1100 (and likely the 1200 version) would be my pick for road focused or higher speed gravel rides as well as city cruising.

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A Spectrum Of Lights: A Riding Gravel Round-Up – Part 2

Thank you for joining me for Part 2 of this Round-Up. Hit that link above if you need to read Part 1 yet. Now then, let’s get back to the lights at hand. I am just doing a quick overview for now. When I look at these one at a time I will fill in more details.

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Ravemen Lights: Quick Review Part 3

As I wrap up our look at Ravemen lights, I have a go with some of the more budget oriented lights in Ravemen’s range.

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Ravemen Lights: Quick Review Part 2

The PR800 is a great light with features that make it a bit more versatile and useful for the long distance cyclist.

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Raveman Lights: Getting Rolling

The Ravemen range of front and rear lights is intriguing and some of the models have some pretty unique features promising some nice user experiences. At the asking prices, it would appear that these lights are a great value as well. Stay tuned as I get these into use and we’ll find out where Ravemen lights hit and where they miss.

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Keepers: Bontrager Ion 200 RT/Flare RT

What I wanted was a smaller light form with as little weight as I could get, and with enough intensity front and rear to be worth using on open roads. I also wanted at least 8 hours of run time on a high level flash.

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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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