2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Bright lights for riding at night

From trail riding to after dark commuting, these lights will show the way

Holiday Gift Guide Lights

ITUO Wiz 2 800

ITUO Wiz 2 800

Great construction, beam patterns, and honest output are the highlights of this light from ITUO. At $80, this is the best value going for a high quality headlight we’ve tested this year. Price: $80 | More info at www.ituoworld.com

Bontrager Flare RT

Bontrager Flare RT

The Bontrager Flare RT wins because it can be used by itself or part of an integrated system controlled by one remote. It can be used with the RT family of lights that are controlled by a very handy Bluetooth remote. It is very visible and very easy to use. Price: $80 | More info at www.bontrager.com

TrailLed DS

Trail LED DS

This gem from Trail LED demonstrates what is possible with good old American engineering and manufacturing from this Texas manufacturer. These lights are handcrafted and the light heads are shaped to get the desired beam without having a big heavy case. The result is an honest and bright light that’s available in many configurations. Price: $550 | More info at www.trailled.com

NiteRider Saber 35

NiteRider Sabre 35

The NiteRider Sabre 35 is a great package for tail light visibility. The red strip light is highly visible and is complemented by yellow lights on the side for good peripheral visibility. It sports an array of flashing modes and attaches to the bike by the proven NiteRider strap system. Price: $30 | More info at www.niterider.com.

Lezyne Power Drive 900XL

Lezyne Power Drive 900XL

Good optics, good price and form factor make this Lezyne light a good purchase. At 154 grams, this light is a perfect helmet light free of wires and noticeable weight. It only calls attention to itself with its big horizontal beam. Price: $100 | More info at www.lezyne.com

This article is part of Mtbr’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide. For more gift ideas and holiday guides, CLICK HERE.

About the author: Francis Cebedo

The founder of mtbr and roadbikereview, Francis Cebedo believes that every cyclist has a lot to teach and a lot to learn. "Our websites are communal hubs for sharing cycling experiences, trading adventure stories, and passing along product information and opinions." Francis' favorite bike is the last bike he rode, whether it's a dirt jumper, singlespeed, trail bike, lugged commuter or ultralight carbon road steed. Indeed, Francis loves cycling in all its forms and is happiest when infecting others with that same passion. Francis also believes that IPA will save America.

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