Recommendations for lights

Discussion in 'Components, Accessories and Clothing' started by NDFR, 14 Jun 2019.

  1. NDFR

    NDFR New Member

    I'm just getting into cycling and am looking for suggestions for lights. I'll mostly be on cycle paths with not much riding on busy roads.

    I do want rechargeable lights but other than that I'm open to suggestions, budget is £60 ish

    Can you suggest anything?

    thanks in advance.
  2. wisdom

    wisdom Veteran

    I personally like the cateye volt range.
    But I think the front alone is nearing your budget.
    They are brilliant lights with good run time.
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  3. vickster

    vickster Legendary Member

    Look at Moon
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  4. YukonBoy

    YukonBoy Extra solar

    Ultima Thule
  5. SkipdiverJohn

    SkipdiverJohn Über Member

    Look out for the cycling offers at Lidl & Aldi. I've got two sets of "Crivit" branded USB rechargeable lights from Lidl that cost £12.99 a set. The front one is plenty bright enough to use on it's lowest of three settings and I've had over 10 hours lit time out of them between recharges.
    I supplement the rear one with a cheapo Chinese AAA-powered LED flasher that came attached to a scrap bike I bought for parts, but they can be bought online for a couple of quid.
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  6. Heltor Chasca

    Heltor Chasca Out-Riding the Black Dog

    Another for Moon.
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  7. CXRAndy

    CXRAndy Guru

  8. NorthernDave

    NorthernDave Never used Über Member

    Another vote for Moon - I've got their Meteor X Pro and it's plenty bright enough with good run times. RRP is £33, but often available for less.

    I've got an Aldi rechargeable light on the back, under £15 and runs for ages on a charge. Back up rear light is a Poundland LED one, that use 2xAAs and is almost as bright as the sun.
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  9. Mrs M

    Mrs M Veteran

    Moon :okay:
    Reasonable priced, rechargeable and bright.
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  10. mjr

    mjr Comfy armchair to one person & a plank to the next

    Any German StVZO compliant light will knock equivalent priced British- market lights out of sight. I've the cheap Crivits mentioned, but also a Dansi Melbourne, and a slightly more expensive Axa set. B+M mentioned above have a good reputation.
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  11. OP

    NDFR New Member

    Thanks for your suggestions, food for thought and a couple there I'm interested in.
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