Pedalite Baglite review

Solar-powered flashers

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £24.99 RRP | USD $41.29

Our review

A bright idea, though not as bright as Scotchlite
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You’ve probably seen reflective rucksack covers – well, this is a rucksack lighting harness. Those three big ‘lights’ – two at the front, one at the rear – are solar panels.


The actual LED lights are two dots on the side of each panel: white ones at the front, red at the rear. Four hours of bright sunshine – or lots more electric lighting – provides enough juice for around seven hours of flashing.


While Scotchlite is more effective at showing up in car headlights at night, these flashing LEDs are conspicuous in dim light. They’re not bright enough to use instead of lights, but this is a clever way to enhance your visibility. If you’re concerned about weighty matters, the Baglite adds 246g.

Pedalite baglite: pedalite baglite
Dave Caudery

Product Specifications


Name Bagllite (10)
Brand Pedalite

Weight (g) 246
Features • Unique 360 degree floodlight module • Multiple superbright LEDs per module light which floods across the lens as well as directional • Constant or flashing modes • Maintenance free – fit and forget • Fits all sizes of rucksacks and backpacks • Allows easy access to bags while fitted • Lightweight and comfortable • Weather and impact resistant • Powered by stored natural and artificial light energy • No batteries or mains charging required • Hi visibility reflective strips • 6+ hours of flashing light from a full charge • Unique technology to help you put safety first
Battery Life 7