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The rubber mounts are basically straps that hook around the handlebar and hold the headlight in place like a band would. This allows the light to slide forward or backward, especially on bumpy roads. Sometimes, the rubber mount can break, but you can get replacements from their website. See More
The Cycle Torch is so bright that you might even be concerned about blinding passing pedestrians. It emits 500 lumens on the highest setting. The beam is well angled, so that you can both see in front and to the sides as you're riding, Letting light out on the sides also lets drivers see you better. See More
The battery will run for about 1.5 hours on the highest setting. That's fine if you can get to a power outlet daily, but if you're out mountain biking, or travelling long distances on the road, you might need to consider using the lower brightness levels, or having a separate headlight for very long and very dark rides. See More
The Urban 350 headlight emits 350 lumens of light in a 180 degree angle, which is bright enough to let you see and be seen, but not too bright to interfere with other drivers on the road. It has amber side cut-outs, which help drivers see you from the sides. See More
The battery will last for 12 hours in pulse mode (which is what most commuters use, since it alerts other drivers to your presence), 1.5 hours on high brightness, and 6 hours on low brightness. This headlight is charged via a micro-USB port, it takes about 5 hours until fully charged. It has a battery status indicator, that goes from green to red as the battery drains, so you don't have to guess at when it's going to run out. See More
The Urban 350 has a reliable silicone strap, that doesn't require any tools to be mounted or dismounted. It works like a belt- the strap has multiple round holes which are hooked on a plug to keep it secure. It can fit any handlebar, won't stretch or come undone in the middle of the ride, but is easy to take off before you leave your bike. See More
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