Andy McCandlish

Andy McCandlish
ravemen PR1200

Overall the Ravemen PR1200 is a great little unit for the money, and perfect for those on a budget not competing with riding mates toting higher power rigs.

Lumicycle Apogee Extender Kit

Lumicycle Apogee Extender Kit has all new components, increased power and - importantly - new lenses for the four CREE XPL LEDs to improve the beam spread.

Gemini Titan (8 cell battery)

With 4,000 lumens under the hood and a terrifically manly name, the Gemini Titan (8 cell battery) promises a lot before you even strap it to the bar.

Scott Trail MTN Dryo 20 waterproof mountain bike jacket

There's two main categories that we've grouped here: ultra-light windproof jackets, and the more capable and slightly bulkier waterproofs. All share the same attributes — simple design, lightweight fabric and…

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drumlanrig

Situated in the heart of 7Stanes country, Drumlanrig stands alone. Its natural, rooty trails prove there’s life outside the Forestry Commission bubble.

xeccon zeta 1300r

The Xeccon Zeta 1300R's wide beam pattern smoothly lighting up the trail in front is what we tend to look for in a bar mount.

niterider lumina 1100

It is a bit of a surprise to find that a helmet mount isn’t actually included in the - already pretty salty - price of the Niterider Lumina 1100.

moon vortex pro

Although the Moon Vortex Pro is sold as 900 lumens, we found it was almost indistinguishable from the Blackburn Central 650 lumen unit on test.

gemini duo 1500l

Although the Gemini Duo 1500L is the most expensive of our ‘helmet’ lights, is it also one of the most versatile.

blackburn central 650

The Blackburn Central 650 comes with what they describe as a ‘universal mount,’ which is supposed to manage both bar and helmet mount duties.

lumicycle explorer 2

The Lumicycle Explorer 2 differs from the previous model by utilising only one LED at the lower power levels to save on power and extend burn times.

ITUO Wiz-XP3

With 2300 lumens the ITUO Wiz-XP3 pushes some serious candlepower down the trail and, despite the very reasonable price, it doesn’t skimp on build quality.