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.


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
Russell Burton

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


Name 250 cordless front light
Brand Niterider

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