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Light recomendations

Not had the best of luck with light sets so far as none of them seem to last that long which amazes me as I don’t need to use them that often but when I do they let me down. I’ve had Exposure, Niterider and Leyzene and none have lived up to my expectations in terms of durability especially the rear lights.

I’m after a decent light set in the region of £50 or under if possible. The light set is more for daytime/dusk winter use.

Cheers in advance.



    I am more than happy with these, last around 4 hours, you can get 2 for the £50 you want to spend and always have a decent spare. They light up the darkest Thames cycle paths.
    Trek Domane SL5
    Giant Defy - upgraded
    Leisure cyclist
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 11,439
    You surprise me with your problems as they're the usual go to lights. What problems did you have and how long are you needing them to last.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • bmxboy10bmxboy10 Posts: 1,939
    edited September 2020
    The rears just seem to give up maybe due to the grit etc from the road.
  • pblakeneypblakeney Posts: 22,878
    To be seen rather that to light up the road?
    I've had zero problems with Moon. Troubles with Lezyne and Seesense.
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  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 11,439
    I use Bontrager Flare RT2 / Smart lunar R2 with no issues. I do have mudguards fitted though so they don't get covered in censored . I also have an exposure Tracer that is helmet mounted so again doesn't get bombarded with censored . Only failures i have had have been mechanical damage or with cheap ones when i first started riding. Soon learnt to use mudguards in the wet, even an censored saver rear guard stops the worst. All my lights are USB as well.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
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