The Planet Bike Blaze 1 watt bicycle headlight is a 3-mode headlight with QuickCam brackets meant for bicycle commuters or those who ride in low-light conditions. The light’s three modes are high or low beam and SuperFlash flashing mode for safety.
The light appears to be well made with plastic components of good density and a reinforced allow midsection to protect it from breaking in falls or bumps. Anyone who’s used them know that QuickCam bracket mounts are where it’s at when it comes to quick adjustment and removal with no tools required.
This light uses 2 AA batteries and is said to get 7-20 hours (depending on light mode) of service from those batteries.
The whole thing weighs about 4 ounces (with batteries) and uses LED lighting to get those hours of service. Of course, no Planet Bike Blaze 1 watt headlight review would be complete if we didn’t talk about the company itself.
Planet Bike is based in Madison, Wisconsin and dedicates 25% of their profits to causes that promote and facilitate bicycle usage. The company remains small and dedicated to the cause of social outreach through bicycle programs for the needy around the world. That’s pretty cool.
This particular headlight is mid-priced and so far, Planet Bike Blaze 1 watt review listings on the Web show it to be a favorite product for many riders. Most say it’s the best light for the purpose they’ve purchased.
At less than $40 a pop, these bicycle headlights are definitely in the affordable range. Click Here for More Planet Bike Blaze 1 Watt reviews or To Buy. Of check out the listings below for current deals.
[To see my full night riding set-up, see Night Cycling for Beginners]
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