The 9 Best Bike Lights for Night Riding


I hate to break this to our USA readers, but Daylight Savings Time is coming to an end on Sunday morning (November 6, 2016). Fortunately, several companies are aware of this and they have spent literally decades perfecting the design of lights that make riding mountain bikes at night not only possible, but nearly as enjoyable …

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The Magicshine 90X Series Claims up to 8,000 Lumens for Under $250


The latest mountain bike lights in the 90X series from MagicShine feature not only bright LEDs, but also a bar-mounted remote control and a connected tail light for improved visibility. MagicShine is very up front in stating that their lumen claims aren’t 100% guaranteed. For example, their website adds disclaimers like “theoretical lumens, actual lumens may …

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Join Singletracks for Atlanta Cycling Fest Night Ride + Portable Pumptrack in Midtown

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The Atlanta Cycling Festival is kicking off this Saturday, June 11, with a rooftop skyline pumptrack at the Georgia Tech hotel in Midtown. Festivities start at 7pm and New Belgium will be on beer duties. Then on Tuesday, June 14, Faster Mustache is hosting a nighttime singletrack ride starting at the Flying Biscuit in Candler Park. The route is about 50% singletrack, …

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A Cheap Chinese Bike Light Nearly Burned Down this Rider’s House

The inside of Adam's home, after the fire.

In October of 2015 Adam Creager of Brandon, Florida purchased the 5,000 lumen SolarStorm Bike Light, a cheap Chinese knock off light. After just a couple of uses, the light’s battery pack caught fire, and burned his home, gutting the inside. We had actually written about the SolarStorm on Singletracks some 10 months before this …

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