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  1. Lights and Night Riding
    Introduction: Gloworm has been around awhile making its mark with tiny, powerful, flexible lights with honest lumen ratings. With their small light heads that are sometimes under 100 grams, powerful lights with innovative mounts are offered and flexible battery options and sizes complement them...
  2. Where are the Best Deals?
    This is a one-day contest featuring one of the smallest and most versatile lights today, the Gloworm X2. The X2 Adventure is the svelte brother of the Original X2. The X2 Adventure features the same specifications as the X2 with the exception of the Battery and Runtime. The X2 Adventure is...
  3. Lights and Night Riding
    Editor's Note: This article is part of the Mtbr Ultimate Guide to winter mountain biking, fat bikes, gear, apparel, lights and trainers. We are taking a deep dive into all manner of cold weather mountain bike gear, with round-ups and reviews of fat bikes, tires, wheels, apparel, trainers and...
  4. Lights and Night Riding
    The Gloworm X2 head unit features new CNC work (click to enlarge). Editor's Note: This article is part of Mtbr and RoadBikeReview's 2016 Bike Lights Shootout. See the 2016 Mtbr Headlights Index and the RoadBikeReview Commuter Lights Index. The Lowdown: Gloworm X2 There is a light company from...
  5. Lights and Night Riding
    This is the 2015 Lights Shootout. The 2016 version is coming in next week as dozens of new lights are arriving at our doors daily. If you have lights that should be included, email [email protected] for consideration. The key components of this shootout are: Integrating Sphere Lumen...
  6. Lights and Night Riding
    Gloworm is an Mtbr forum legend with the X2 model sitting in the sweet spot between the X1 and the XS. This year, the X2 raises its measured output from 1391 Lumens to 1545. Total weight and run time have stayed the same and the price dropped a bit to $255. We rode the X2 on our local trail...
  7. Lights and Night Riding
    The Gloworm is a little monster of a light. Putting out more output than Niterider Pro 2200 or the Light and Motion Seca 2000, the XS accomplishes the feat in a lighthead that is half the size of the others. Yet it is still able to cool itself off when allowed airflow. Such size makes it...
  8. Lights and Night Riding
    The big change for this year is the mounts are now a new quick-release style, compatible with the GoPro quick-release mechanism. It is simple to use and it opens up the base used for GoPro mounts. The Gloworm X1 is a great addition to the Gloworm line as it introduces a single LED, lightweight...
  9. Lights and Night Riding
    The Gloworm X2 is an even bigger surprise on its sophomore year. Born and raised on the Mtbr forums with headquarters in New Zealand, a couple of entrepreneurs listened to what the market had to say and delivered a product that addressed their needs. Starting with the Gloworm X2 last year, they...
  10. Lights and Night Riding
    The Gloworm X1 is a great addition to the Gloworm line as it introduces a single LED, lightweight unit to complement the more powerful X2 and X3 lights. This makes it ideal for helmet mounting, as the measured 918 Lumen light weighs in at under 200 grams. The battery can thus be mounted on the...
  11. Lights and Night Riding
    The Gloworm XS is a high end light that a delivers a very wide but controlled beam pattern. The beam is rectangular to optimize for width and peripheral vision. The optics are configurable to make this the optimum bar light or helmet light. The head unit weighs 110 grams but it delivers an...
  12. Lights and Night Riding
    The Gloworm X2 is one of the surprises of the year. Born and raised on the Mtbr forums with headquarters in New Zealand, a couple of entrepreneurs listened to what the market had to say and delivered a product that addressed their needs. Gloworm X2 features a small head unit that weighs 80...
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