Front Light Recommendation

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Rokt
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Front Light Recommendation

Postby Rokt » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:08 am

New front light....

I'm looking for something small, lightweight, powerful enough be seen, have a good battery life and be well made.
Am I asking too much ?

Anyone have any recommendations ?

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Re: Front Light Recommendation

Postby oxoman » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:14 am

Moon xpower range well made and good battery life. Various lumen levels to suit. Have got a couple of older 300 lumen ones and they have been in use for at least 4 winters for daily commute with no problems.
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Re: Front Light Recommendation

Postby AlistairD » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:20 am

oxoman wrote:Moon xpower range well made and good battery life. Various lumen levels to suit. Have got a couple of older 300 lumen ones and they have been in use for at least 4 winters for daily commute with no problems.


+ 1 on this...

Just trying a Brooks/Lezyne front and rear on my Brompton and will see what that's like...

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Re: Front Light Recommendation

Postby Daniel B » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:25 am

You have not mentioned budget, but the Ravemen brand make some really high quality, practical units.
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Re: Front Light Recommendation

Postby Step83 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:41 am

Daniel B wrote:You have not mentioned budget, but the Ravemen brand make some really high quality, practical units.


I have the 1200 model, powerful, yes, enough to be seen, most definitely, well built, yes. Lightweight though it is not its quite a weighty unit but it is packing a 5000Mah battery.

Has a few light modes and a "Full beam" button on a remote which is great when it gets very dark.

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Re: Front Light Recommendation

Postby Daniel B » Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:50 am

Step83 wrote:
Daniel B wrote:You have not mentioned budget, but the Ravemen brand make some really high quality, practical units.


I have the 1200 model, powerful, yes, enough to be seen, most definitely, well built, yes. Lightweight though it is not its quite a weighty unit but it is packing a 5000Mah battery.

Has a few light modes and a "Full beam" button on a remote which is great when it gets very dark.


Yep same one I have, awesome light, and like the powerpack option too.

I googled yesterday and noticed they do lesser powered models, and also smaller (presumably) lighter options as well.
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Re: Front Light Recommendation

Postby Dannbodge » Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:38 am

If you don't want to see with it (be seen only) The Exposure Trace would be my choice.


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