Best bike lights of 2021: ranking and price comparison

Bike lights (1 - 5)
Lupine Piko 7Lupine Betty R 10Lupine Betty R 14Lupine Betty R 7Lupine Wilma 14Lupine Wilma 10Lupine Piko U4Lupine Piko 4Lumicycle ExplorerLupine Wilma 7
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Lupine Piko 7
Lupine Betty R 10
Lupine Betty R 14
Lupine Betty R 7
Lupine Wilma 14
Lupine Wilma 10
Lupine Piko U4
Lupine Piko 4
Lumicycle Explorer
Lupine Wilma 7
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Best price
Summary
Summary
  • General info (82)
  • Light (77)
  • Battery (91)
  • General info (62)
  • Light (82)
  • Battery (65)
  • General info (60)
  • Light (98)
  • Battery (85)
  • General info (62)
  • Light (100)
  • Battery (69)
  • General info (73)
  • Light (76)
  • Battery (96)
  • General info (74)
  • Light (78)
  • Battery (85)
  • General info (74)
  • Light (81)
  • Battery (63)
  • General info (84)
  • Light (81)
  • Battery (63)
  • General info (62)
  • Light (66)
  • Battery (65)
  • General info (78)
  • Light (65)
  • Battery (71)
General info
Helmet mountA helmet mounted light is more suitable for night-time mountain biking as the light follows your head around tight corners and bends.
Helmet mountA helmet mounted light is more suitable for night-time mountain biking as the light follows your head around tight corners and bends.
Tool-less mountIt has a tool-less mount, making it easier to put on and remove. This is particularly useful in big cities where crime is more prevalent.
Tool-less mountIt has a tool-less mount, making it easier to put on and remove. This is particularly useful in big cities where crime is more prevalent.
Warranty periodWhen covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
Warranty periodWhen covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
Weather-sealed (splashproof)The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
Weather-sealed (splashproof)The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
Side lightsIt has extra lights on the side, helping to make the rider more visible.
Side lightsIt has extra lights on the side, helping to make the rider more visible.
Total score for "General info"
Total score for "General info"
Light
Brightness (high mode)The light is more intense on high mode. The amount of light emitted is measured in lumens.
Brightness (high mode)The light is more intense on high mode. The amount of light emitted is measured in lumens.1200lm
4500lm
4500lm
4500lm
2800lm
2800lm
1200lm
1200lm
3500lm
2800lm
Brightness (mid mode)The light is more intense on mid mode. The amount of light emitted is measured in lumens.
Brightness (mid mode)The light is more intense on mid mode. The amount of light emitted is measured in lumens.470lm
2400lm
2400lm
2400lm
1630lm
1630lm
470lm
470lm
900lm
1630lm
Lumens per gramIt emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.
Lumens per gramIt emits more lumens of light per gram of weight.4
8.49
7.37
9
5
5.83
6.66
6.66
N.A.7.77
Pulse modeThe light has a pulse mode. Pulse mode has the benefit of saving battery by slowly changing between a high and low-intensity light, while maintaining a steady light, which is less distracting.
Pulse modeThe light has a pulse mode. Pulse mode has the benefit of saving battery by slowly changing between a high and low-intensity light, while maintaining a steady light, which is less distracting.
SOS modeThe light has an SOS mode. This is used in emergency situations to attract attention.
SOS modeThe light has an SOS mode. This is used in emergency situations to attract attention.
Total score for "Light"
Total score for "Light"
Battery
Battery level indicatorAn indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Battery level indicatorAn indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Charge timeThe time it takes to fully charge the battery.
Charge timeThe time it takes to fully charge the battery.5.5h
4h
5.5h
2.75h
6.5h
5h
3h
3h
7h
5.5h
Runtime (high mode)The amount of time the light will last from a full charge when on high mode. High mode is a steady light mode at the highest intensity.
Runtime (high mode)The amount of time the light will last from a full charge when on high mode. High mode is a steady light mode at the highest intensity.4h
1.5h
2h
1h
3.2h
2.5h
2h
2h
2.5h
1.75h
Runtime (low mode)The amount of time the light will last from a full charge when on low mode. Low mode is a steady light mode at a low intensity.
Runtime (low mode)The amount of time the light will last from a full charge when on low mode. Low mode is a steady light mode at a low intensity.116h
35.5h
47.5h
24h
63h
47.5h
58h
58h
12h
31h
Runtime (mid mode)The amount of time the light will last from a full charge when on mid mode. Mid mode is a steady light mode at a medium intensity.
Runtime (mid mode)The amount of time the light will last from a full charge when on mid mode. Mid mode is a steady light mode at a medium intensity.12h
3.25h
4.25h
2.1h
6.75h
5h
5.75h
5.75h
6h
3.2h
Total score for "Battery"
Total score for "Battery"
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