Princeton Tec Swerve Lights

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Swerve

A superiorTail light for you bike. A combination of a diffused lens and a collimated focused lens creates a very bright 180deg beam patternThat alternates between a wider beam and narrow beam. BecauseThe eye must juggleTheseTwo beams it doesnt get a chanceTo relax, andThe result is a very high level of visibility. 2 half watt Maxbright LEDs BurnTime 70 hours Runs on 2 AA batteries, included

User Reviews (3)

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Sean   [May 24, 2013]
Strength:

Super bright! High quality materials. Easy mount system. Quick ability to change the modes on the fly.

Weakness:

After a few swaps of the battery the back of the light gets loose. I actually had it fly off on the trail one day. Luckily I know the trail very well and was able to recover it.

I have been very happy with this light. When it started getting loose I was disappointed but Princeton tec stepped up and replaced it no questions. Great service. I will buy more of their items.

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
5
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drzewko   Cross Country Rider [Jul 12, 2009]
Strength:

Super bright
Very good switch

Weakness:

The case - after changing the batteries for the first time it become too easy to open. This way, it's very easy to loose the light.
Mounting system - I snaped the smaller rubber ring on first attempt to mount the light. I used the bigger one, witch made the light hard to keep in horizontal position. I now broke the bigger ring. This makes me think that the whole mounting system is crap.

Quality of the light and switch is superb, but the case and mounting system is not so good.

Similar Products Used: All kind of Cateye's, Blackburn, others
OVERALL
RATING
3
VALUE
RATING
3
Nick Giammona   Weekend Warrior [Feb 09, 2009]
Strength:

Super bright, no way they won't see you with this thing behind you, positive action switch, long burn time.

Weakness:

None.

No weaknesses here. Includes batteries, super bright, and mounts in about 5 seconds. My favorite thing about the Swerve is the switch. Just about every light on the market uses a switch underneath a rubber gasket or cover. This is especially annoying for taillights and even worse if you're wearing gloves. You have to physically look to make sure the light has turned on thus causing you to take your eyes WAY off the road as you look down under your seat. The swerve eliminates this problem. The switch is a big, white, easy to locate lever that has a positive CLICK that you can feel. You know the light is on when you turn it on. The whole point of a tail light is safety, so ALL aspects of the light should be safe. Get this light and I promise you'll never look back again. (See what I did there?)

Similar Products Used: Sigma micro, Knog Beetle.
OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
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