CatEye HL-EL510 Lights

3/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $43.00

Product Description

  • 1 super bright LED
  • OptiCube lens technology
  • Up to 60 hour runtime
  • 800 candlepower
  • 2 power modes

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:4
Submitted by bcoleman a Cross Country Rider from vista, ca, usa

Date Reviewed: October 16, 2009

Strengths:    Easy to mount, stays put, nice quality

Weaknesses:    more of a spot light than a flood, didnt light up enough of the trail to make it useful for mountain biking

Bottom Line:   
just didnt like it for trail riding at night. Beam is to narrow and didnt light up enough of the trail. I'm gonna return in and try to upgrade. Probably a great commuter lite or good for roadies. I dont recommend it for trail riding.

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Favorite Trail:   Horned lizard singletrack

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   Trek Store North Cou

Similar Products Used:   none, first light on my bike

Bike Setup:   K2 Base 3.0 all original

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by vigo a Cross Country Rider from Simi Valley, CA

Date Reviewed: February 25, 2009

Strengths:    well designed
good battery life

Weaknesses:    not the brightest one around
a bit bulky for my road bike

Bottom Line:   
I love this light. It's bright enough for commuting at night, on well and not-so-well lit streets. Batteries last a long time, and it's quite handy as a flashlight. Fits well on the handlebars. If it happens to point towards you it's not annoyingly bright. I picked it over EL520, which gives more power that I didn't feel I needed.

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Favorite Trail:   Santa Susana pass

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   nashbar

Similar Products Used:   cateye EL410

Bike Setup:   2005 bianchi vigo, mostly stock

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