Oxford 9 LED UltraTorch light £12.99

Waterproof front light

BikeRadar score 2.5/5

Oxford's unusual rubber mounting system doesn’t inspire as much confidence as the plastic used on rival lights, though it worked well enough during testing.

The nine LEDs provide a circular beam, but the running time is disappointing. The UltraTorch is powered by just two AAA batteries, and the beam starts to fade badly after around only four hours.

It’s a shame, as it’s waterproof, light and makes a handy torch too – but it’s hard to recommend over the likes of Raleigh’s Niteflux, which is just as bright, cheaper and has a much longer run time. The lack of a flashing option is a surprise, too.

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