Review: Trail LED 3000 Lumen Bike Light

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We get asked to review a lot of bike lights but truthfully, many are just knock-offs and re-brands of existing light systems. So when Grady from Trail LED reached out about reviewing a light after reading my non-review of the 5,000-lumen SolarStorm, I was hesitant. Then I realized this is the same company that produces …

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Night Riding in Atlanta: The Most Dangerous MTB Ride in America?

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Every Tuesday night, a group of mountain bikers meet up for one of the most dangerous rides in America. The trails can be technical for sure–just think broken glass, exposed rebar, and fallen trees–but that’s not what makes this ride dangerous. Instead, the Tuesday night Faster Mustache ride in Atlanta has become a bullet-riddled tour …

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Review: NiteRider Pro 2200 Race Bike Light

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I’ve been running the 2014 NiteRider Pro 2200 Race bike light for almost a full year now, which is an unusually long time for a Singletracks product test. In fact, this test has been running so long that the NiteRider Pro 2200 Race has since been replaced by the 2015 model, the Pro 2200 Enduro, …

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5 Things that Keep You from Night Riding… and Why They Shouldn’t

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We’ve written extensively here on Singletracks about night riding, providing reasons why you should night ride, how to start night riding, and more. But this year, I want to examine night riding from a different angle: why don’t some people night ride? What keeps them from night riding? According to our survey data, 55% of …

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Mountain Bike Light Buyer’s Guide

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A huge selection of bike lights are for sale on the market today, and finding the right system can be a challenge. So, we put together this list of bike lights with key stats, and grouped the lights by usage category. Of course we don’t recommend making a purchase decision based on specs alone, so …

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NiteRider Awards Singletracks Night Riding Check-in Badge Leader With 25th Anniversary Trip

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Last month NiteRider celebrated their 25th Anniversary with a weekend of riding and partying at the company’s headquarters in San Diego, CA and they invited Singletracks member johngataride to attend. As the Singletracks Trail Challenge player with the most night riding check-ins (at last count he’s logged 218 rides in the dark!), John was treated to a …

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