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Top bike lights 2016

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Don’t crash—pack a flash. Simon Vincett casts some light on the business of being seen on a bike. No bike rider should be without lights at night or in low light conditions—not poor students, not food delivery riders, not school kids and no-one riding to work. Effective lights are essential (and legally required) to show
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Top 150 bike lights 2015

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What price your lights? In our tenth annual test of bike lights, we recall the past, look to the future but most importantly put the current crop through their paces. Simon Vincett reports. Ten years ago Ride On began testing bike lights to provide a comprehensive purchasing guide to the essential gear of bike riding. The
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Lights test 2014 – the top 100 lights

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The various bike tribes may be strangers to each other but they are united in their need to be seen. Simon Vincett offers all comers a run through the best lights out there. Which lights for you? Sooner or later, every bike rider finds they need lights. Despite your best intentions, you leave work late
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Top 60 lights for commuting 2013

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Too bright or not bright enough – how do you choose the best bike lights for riding in the dark? Simon Vincett takes you through the issues, the testing and the best buys discovered. Riders who have racked up a year or two of traversing the bike routes will have witnessed a couple of trends
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