Light & Motion Urban 700 Lights

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $159.99

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Urban commuting requires a light system that's easy-to-use and easy to see with. And since the Light and Motion Urban 700 Light is engineered specifically for the demands of commuters, that's exactly what you'll get. And in addition to putting out more light than any previous Urban series light,...
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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ted

Date Reviewed: January 19, 2015

Strengths:    Same as other comets: excellent, smooth, round beam pattern, gradual fall off to edges. Wide enough to be useful. Good battery life. I like the side lights because I mount this on my helmet

Weaknesses:    Clumsy access to charging port - the USB connector is tucked next to the swiveling handlebar mount and it's difficult to get a straight push into the jack if poor light or in cramped conditions.

Bottom Line:   
I like this light for its excellent beam pattern, which I saw on another test website. I also wanted the helmet mount. I ride a recumbent, and want the light as high up as possible. I also want to be able to shine it at motorists or at object not directly in my line of travel. I use it for commuting in not very dark streets. But 1/4 mile of my commute is on a dark, paved trail and it works very well there, even on the medium setting. And excellent value.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Nick

Date Reviewed: January 9, 2014

Strengths:    Wow, incredible beam and light from such a small package. Perfectly round and smooth semi-wide angle with no hot spots, very well designed reflector.

I bought on a whim before a night right, and am very happy with it after a month of so of rides. Will easily go over two hours on full brightness, which is very bright. Definitely 700 lumens or more. Mounting strap is great, helmet mount is great. Switch easily operated with gloves on.

Weaknesses:    When used as a handle bar light the orange side-lights are annoying. I do mostly evening and night trail riding, so this bugged me until I put little pieces of silver reflective tape over them. They still shine orange, but now it's perfect.

Bottom Line:   
Favorite light I've ever used. Incredible power and beam from such a small package. Battery lasts a lot longer than advertised. I use it as a bar light on my all-mountain bike in addition to a powerful spot on my helmet, the only thing that I can think of to improve it would be to dim down the side lights or be able to switch them off.

A very well designed and build light, not just for commuting.

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Urban 700 as an all around first light

I am thinking about buying the Light and Motion Urban 700 it will be my first light. I intend to use it mainly on the mtb but also on the road. I was also considering the Taz 1200 but thought i could get started for half the cost and if i like it i could move the 700 to my helmet and then get the 12 ... Read More »

Lezyne Super Drive XL vs Light & Motion Urban 550 / 700

OK the idiots at Amazon screwed me up again. They just love to group totally different products on one page. I thought i was selecting color of the light, in reality they were not only different color, but different models as well: [url= ... Read More »

New DJ/Urban bike 700$ range...

I am looking for a new dirt jumping and urban bike. I don't need top of the line, but I don't want a crap mongoose fireball bike... I will also use this bike for some freeriding; small drops and downhill trail riding. But primarily I am focusing on DJ. I need input on what bikes I should look at ... Read More »

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