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Reviews Bontrager Ion 700 bike light review

Bontrager Ion 700 bike light review

Bontrager Ion 700 bike light tested and rated by our expert reviewer

Bontrager Ion 700 review

Bontrager Ion 700 review

Definitely one of the coolest-looking lights we’ve tested in a while, Bontrager’s Ion 700 kicks out a claimed 700 lumens in five different modes.

The most interesting of these is the irregular flash, which is a great feature for riding on urban roads. It also has high, medium and low constant modes and a consistent flash.

Another thoughtful feature is the two small side lights that shine amber to give a bit of side visibility. The one thing we’re not hugely impressed with is the mount. All-in-one rubber, it wraps around the bars and over a hook built into one side.

But we found that on rough surfaces it did occasionally slip a little which was irritating, although solved by putting an extra piece of rubber between the underside of the mount and the bar.

Charging is via a USB, with Bontrager claiming a full charge time of around five hours, which is pretty decent.

Verdict: Effective and good-looking, slightly let down by the mount, 75%

Contact : www.bontrager.com

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Mike Anderson was 220 Triathlon's staff writer between 2011 and 2014.

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