Raleigh Powerbeam light review

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£17

They're low-powered but impressively bright.

BikeRadar verdict

80.0 out of 5 stars

"Bright and long-lasting"

Wednesday, November 1, 2006 12.00am By

There are a couple of great new lights from Raleigh, one with an alloy body, the other with a plastic body (£24.99/£19.99). Designed for the commuter more than the offroader, the Powerbeam lights will save your bacon with their one-watt LED beam, should you find your way off road by mistake.

Despite the low power, they are astonishingly bright. There are two settings, flashing and constant, either of which will light you up like a small beacon on your ride home - or to the pub. Four AAA batteries (supplied) keep it running for a fair old while; ours have done about 15 hours so far and are still going.

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Specification

Name:
Power Beam 1W LED
Brand:
Raleigh
Price:
£17

Weight (g):
116
No Of Batteries Required:
4
Battery Life:
15
Type of Battery Required:
AA Alkaline
Position:
Front

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