Stay noticed with the stylish and compact Boomer Front Light. Knog's new 2011 design uses a single high powered white LED plus an integrated lens to deliver a head-turning 50 Lumens and keep going long after the sun sets. Super-slim flexible silicone body and integrated strap mounts just about anywhere. Constant and three flash modes. Requires two AAA batteries included. 53 grams. Dimensions 68 x 50 x 34 mm. Available body colors Black White Light Blue Red Pink Magenta and Translucent.
Strengths: Never needs batteries, lightweight, simple to take on/off, very bright
Weaknesses: None that I can think of.
This is a great design for such a simple light. Never have to buy batteries again which is worth it! Simple to install and remove and charges via any powered USB port. Can even charge them in car on the way to a ride if need be. I got the black models for front and rear. The random strobe mode is perfect for the taillight asa it keeps drivers alerted to you and not ignored but a simple flash. And they are very bright even for direct sunlight. Great Job!
A good buddy of mine (long-time cyclist and fellow Lardbutt) is an editor for one of AARP's magazines. He does short video pieces as well. This one is pretty good: what do you call people who are over 50? Should you even give them a label? Do they identify with any of the more-common nicknames? ... Read More »