As bike gear goes, illumination is one category where I go all out. For safety while riding on roads in the evening or at night, I’m going to be that guy you see from a literal mile away.
From behind this means powerful rear-facing, blinking lights. These taillights for bicycles come in a hundred sizes and shapes, most all incorporating a piercing line of tiny red L.E.D. bulbs that catch a driver’s eye. (…)
A high-end option, the Light & Motion Vis 180 costs a steep $99 but offers a bright main blinking light (35 lumens) that’s flanked by a pair of blinking amber-color lights on the sides. The package, which we review in full here, gives 180 degrees of glow. The Vis 180 has built-in batteries that recharge via a cell phone micro USB cord. You can plug it into your computer for a charge. The company cites a run time of 4 hours on high and up to 8 hours of red light on pulse mode.