Front bike light, USB rechargeable, 850 lumens, £34 from Alpkit

Front bike light, USB rechargeable, 850 lumens, £34 from Alpkit

Found 9th Feb 2017
15% off til Sunday 12th Feb. I've been after a well made bright (genuine >500lumens) USB rechargeable front bike light, and here one is at a good price, then 15% off. Ordered. Great customer service with Alpkit. Yes, made in China, but the Alpkit source/make good stuff, and would not put their name behind cheap tat. Attachment looks more secure than some too (Knog Blinder Arc 5.5 which I almost bought). LED is XP-L Cree, 5 modes incl 2 flash frequencies. See where you are going, not just be seen!

A powerful bike light with tough aluminium shell suitable for mountain biking and road biking. Boson is small and compact with a Li-ion rechargeable battery and a Micro USB port.

Boson has 5 lighting modes which are cycled through (excuse the pun) with a single illuminated switch. High power pumps out 850 lumens making even the darkest commute a tunnel of light. Turn it down to medium power and you still have 320 lumens to play with - more than enough for negotiating un-lit cycle ways and paths.

If you want to be seen rather than see where you are going switch out to the 6 or 3 KHz flashing modes. Bright enough to be seen even during daylight hours, it really comes into its own during the hours of twighlight and dusk.

A mounting bracket is included (fits 18 - 36 mm bars and no special tools needed). Once attached Boson can be fixed or removed with ease. It allows 360˚ rotation for complete control over your beam of light; the textured lens projects a smooth wide beam ideal for nocturnal riding.

Main light
1 x XP-L Cree white LED
High power: 850 lumens / 3 hours
Medium power: 320 lumens / 7 hours
Low power: 100 lumens / 17 hours
6 Hz flashing: 20 hours
3 Hz flashing: 20 hours

1 x 3.7 V 2600 mAh Li-ion rechargeable
4 hrs charging time (DC5V 1000 mA input) via micro USB cable
Protected circuit

Weight: 185 g (inc battery)
Size: 30 x 128 x 30 mm (without bracket)
Size: 30 x 128 x 72 mm (with bracket)
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good price if the high mode lumens is accurate
I've got one of their headtorches & well pleased with it.
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