Niterider 250 Cordless front light review

Superb value package

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £129.99 RRP | USD $210.58

Our review

Great price for a convenient bar- or helmet-mountable all-in-one package
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We’re big fans of Niterider’s MiNewt lights and their new 250 light packs the same head into a bright, light and convenient all-in-one package.

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Unlike most cheaper lights, the cordless unit gives a broad enough, distortion-free light pool with a healthy amount of throw. There’s enough light to pick out detail on techy sections too.

The ratchet bar bracket can wobble a bit on really rocky trails unless you really squeeze it on tight, but there’s a helmet mount included too. The in-built battery means no mounting hassles.

The medium power setting is still bright enough for riding, which extends the otherwise short run times. The USB-compatible charging lead is great for commuters too, which all makes this a cracking all-rounder for the cash.

Niterider 250 cordless front light beam
Niterider 250 cordless front light beam: niterider 250 cordless front light beam
Russell Burton
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For more information on how we tested this year’s crop of lights, see our latest buyer’s guide to mountain bike lights and Tested: 30 high-power mountain bike lights.

Product Specifications

Product

Name 250 cordless front light
Brand Niterider

Description LUX: 212/168/97 , RUN TIMES: 2:20
Weight (g) 202