The Cycle Torch Shark 500 is a USB rechargeable set of lights (head and tail), that emits 500 lumens of light on the high setting. It has 4 lighting modes, and runs up to 30 hours on the flash setting.
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Pro A great budget option
The Cycle Torch 500 is very bright for the price, and it comes with a tail light (also rechargeable for the new model). The front light reaches far (illuminates street signs up to 4 blocks away), and illuminates the path in a wide angle.
Pro Illuminates the road very well at night
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.
Pro Can be used to increase visibility during the day
The Cycle Torch has a flash/daylight mode, which is useful for increasing visibility during the day. The light emits 500 lumens on the flash setting, which makes it so bright that it almost feels like a strobe light.
Pro Excellent customer service
The customer service are Cycle Torch are very forthcoming and friendly. In case of any problems, they do usually send replacements and help in any way they can to ensure that every customer is satisfied.
Pro Fits handlebars of any thickness
This light comes with 3 rubber mounts in different sizes, to ensure it fits handlebars of any thickness, and even claims to fit the thick Aero bars.
Pro Designed for battery longevity
This headlight has a smart charge feature, which keeps the battery from overcharging by automatically cutting off the charge when the battery is full.
Con Mounting can be tricky
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.