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This light ok for the money?

BeastwoodukBeastwooduk Posts: 59
edited November 2012 in Road buying advice ... ont-light/

My budgetBudget of about 50 and pref rechargeable good enough for unlit road.

Does this seem ok for the money? Or is their better?



  • majormantramajormantra Posts: 2,094
    Some kind of Cree LED type thing from Dealextreme (or ebay) will get you a lot more light for about £30. Look up XM-L T6 for example.
  • Nice one will look them up, its only for xmas pressies list for my relatives to buy hehe
    Thx or info will check ebay
  • alihisgreatalihisgreat Posts: 3,872
    The moon x-power 300 is in this comparison if you want to see how it stacks up against the competition:
  • Thx thts a great site. Looked up he cree ones but lots of dif models
  • OuijaOuija Posts: 1,386
    Thx thts a great site. Looked up he cree ones but lots of dif models

    Cree isn't a model, just a manufacturer of LED's. The Cree XML T6 and XML U2 are currently the brightest LED's you can get for a bike light (typically around 1000 lumens if driven around the 2.5 amp mark). You can pick up torches built around them for less than a tenner.
  • For unlit roads I'd say 300 lumens is about the minimum you want. My old Exposure Joystick is 240 (I think) and does a pretty good job up to about 20mph. If I was riding regularly in unlit country roads though I'd want something with more.
  • Hi thx for info have added that light from wiggle as seems ok and ebay had way too many choices,
    looking for more cycle gifts now hehe
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