This light features a small but wide aluminum light head with good heat-dissipating surface area. Quality of materials is instantly obvious in the light, acessories and packaging.

This light features 4 light levels and 4 flash modes. It also has on site light level programming called OSP. We tested it and it's one of the easiest to use. The rider can scroll through the four light modes without having to go through flash. Furthermore, OSP allows the rider to adjust each light level very easily just by pressing the button on the left and releasing it when the preferred light output for that setting is reached.

The packaging stands out as one of the best in class. It is compact and very professional. As you can see in the photos, everything is neatly organized and the box contains many of of the specs and important information.

Specifications:
  • Price: $350.00
  • Claimed Lumens: 750 Lumens
  • Light Head Weight: 113 grams
  • Installed Weight: 275 grams
  • Run Time: 2.5 hours
  • Measured MTBR Lux: 81 Lux
Mounting:

Mounting is excellent and easy to use. It has a very high quality mount that can take both bar sizes and it is screwed in to place with a handy thumbscrew. The light can be aimed left to right easily and the tension can be adjusted. There is also an available helmet mount included in this kit.

Short Intro Video by Andrew of Cygolite:

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MTBR Light Meter Measurements:

This light measured 81 lux ont the MTBR Lux setup. 81 Mtbr Lux is excellent output and right in line with its 750 lumen claims. Compared to other lights in its price range it ranks quite well:

Lupine Piko 3 - $330.00 750 lumens claimed - 63 Mtbr Lux

Baja Designs Strykr SL - $340.00 - 950 lumens claimed - 74 Mtbr Lux

Cygolite TridenX 750 OSP - $350.00 750 lumens claimed - 81 Mtbr Lux

Dinotte 1200L - $350.00 1200 lumens claimed - 88 Mtbr Lux

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Strengths:
  • Compact, high quality light head
  • Excellent materials and construction
  • Solid, adjustable mount
  • Big and wide beam pattern. It is controlled with a horizontal spread and deep throw.
  • Very small battery is hard cased and can be mounted on the stem or back of the helmet.
Weaknesses:
  • Not as bright as new crop of XM-L lights like the Dinotte XML-3
  • It is wide but it does not have the huge peripheral halo of some other lights.
Bottom Line:

This is a great light from Cygolite. It is well made, small and very bright.

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Value Rating:

4.5 out of 5 Stars

Overall Rating:

4.75 out of 5 Stars

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