NiteRider Lumina 750
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Price $99.95 at Amazon$220.23 at Amazon$123.74 at Competitive Cyclist
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Pros Wide even beam pattern, bright, illuminated on/off button, swivel mountGreat beam distance and quality, lasts four hours in high modeVERY bright, wide and even beamWide, even beam pattern, multiple blinking modesBright, wide and even beam pattern, illuminated on/off switch, easy on and off handle bars, good value
Cons Beam could be more even/less narrow, battery life on the short sideVery heavy, expensive and time-consuming to install and removeCan get super hot, heavy, short battery life, 18-hour full charge time, requires two hands to take on and offMinimal swivel, short battery lifeShort (1.5 hour) battery life
Bottom Line This light is bright, swivels nicely and even has an illuminated on/off switch.This is your go to light for quality and distance of beam.This light has an extremely bright and wide beam but it does take a while to fully charge and can get hot if used for an extended period of time.Although it has a shorter battery life, it has a wide even beam with multiple blinking modes.This light not only is a great value but it has a super bright and even beam pattern.
Rating Categories NiteRider Lumina 750 NiteRider Pro 1800 Light and Motion Taz 1500 Cygolite Expilion 850 NiteRider Lumina 550
Brightness (40%)
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Beam Quality (25%)
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Battery Life (20%)
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Portablity (15%)
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Specs NiteRider Lumina 750 NiteRider Pro 1800 Light and Motion... Cygolite Expilion... NiteRider Lumina 550
Max Beam Distance (m) 180 m 175 m 144 m 147 m 146 m
Battery Life (hours) 1.7 hrs 3.8 hrs 1.6 hrs 1.4 hrs 1.5 hrs
Battery Type USB Recharge USB Recharge USB Recharge USB Recharge USB Recharge
Mount Options Handlebar/Helmet Handlebar Handlebar Handlebar/Helmet Handlebar/Helmet
Installation Tool-free Tool-free Attached Tool-free Tool-free
Swivel Mount Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Weight 182 g, 6.4 oz 500 g, 17.6 oz 220 g, 7.8 oz 174 g, 6.1 oz 180 g, 6.3 oz
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