The NiteRider is almost as bright as the test-winning BBB, but it’s more expensive and 100g heavier, so it gets the runner-up slot this time round.
The Lezyne Deca Drive 1500 XL is 30 per cent more expensive than the company’s Power Drive 1100 XL, but you get a third LED and a third more light
On full power, the Gloworm X2 Adventure only gets 1,222 lumens, but the beam is really even with no hotspots or shadows. A lightweight, well-made system, Gloworm just needs to…
We’ve no doubt the Volt 1600 would make a great road light, but off-road it has a limited beam and is underpowered compared to the competition.
BBB is a newbie when it comes to producing off-road lights, but as a first attempt the BBB Scope 1500 light is impressive.
On paper Xeccon’s new Zeta 5000R has a claimed 5,000 lumens, but we measured it well short at 1,656 lumens.
As the name suggests, the Magicshine MJ-908 8000 has a claimed 8,000 lumens, but when we ran it through our test sphere, it only recorded 3,758.
What sets this Lupine Betty R14 apart from the competition is, not only the whiteness of the light, attention to detail, and quality, but its usability.
With eight LEDs, the Hope R8+ is bright and has a wide spread and excellent reach. There’s plenty of fill-in light but we’d like the option to tune the brightness.…
Like all their lights, the Exposure Six Pack is an all-in-one design, which means the lamp and battery are contained in a single barrel-shaped body.
The Cateye Volt 6000 RC is a truly insane light. It puts out an absolutely incredible 6,624 lumens on full beam, which is 10 per cent more than claimed!
Perfect for avoiding unwanted discharge - £80
Separates the battery from the bulb for great mounting options - £150
Easily justifies its premium price - £139.95
Feels underpowered but it is cheap - £69.99
A good light let down by an imprecise mount - £99.99
Not that bright… - £159.99
The best bar mounted light around - £299.99
A solid lamp with a clever clamp that lets it stand out from the crowd - £240
One of the most powerful lights around - £239.99