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Customer reviews for Cateye EL220 5 LED Front Light

Cateye EL220 5 LED Front Light

Perfect for the urban commuter or off road rider requiring a high quality back-up light - The futuristic EL-220 uses 5 bright white Opticube LEDs in a compact configuration. - Illuminates the way ahead with a broad far reaching ray of light. - Complies with Road Vehicle Lighting Regulations - Batteries included. - Run time - 60 hours constant/120 hours flashing
Overall rating:
3.6 / 5
3.6
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5
(5 reviews) 5
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3 out of 5(60%)reviewers recommend this product.
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Customer reviews for Cateye EL220 5 LED Front Light
Review 1 for Cateye EL220 5 LED Front Light
Overall rating 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Rob63
Country:United Kingdom
Age:45-54
Style:Leisure riding
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Nottingham

Front Light Works Loose from mounting bracket

Posted23 October 2012
No, I do not recommend this product.
Pros: nice light if it stays on
Cons: Heavy, short mounting bracket long light, falls off
I liked this light's functionality. BUT I can't trust a light that works loose and flies off on same road section 3 times no matter how carefull about bumps & holes I am.
The supplied batteries are heavy, I had it on road bike with high-ish psi in tyres and no front suspension, but twice picking up parts of lights, is not fun.
The lamp with supplied batteries is long and heavy, the mounting bracket and retention clip relatively short. I did wonder if it would be a problem, it was.
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Review 2 for Cateye EL220 5 LED Front Light
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5 / 5
5 / 5
merrett64
from London
Age:45-54
Style:Leisure riding
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male

Bright light

Posted29 January 2010
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good quality, Looks great
Very bright light and made to last. Takes four AA batteries, but battery life is good. Easy to fit and can be easily removed / un-clipped if leaving your bike. I have had mine now for a few years and have had no problems. Like the idea that replacement bracket can be brought if needed.
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Review 3 for Cateye EL220 5 LED Front Light
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4 / 5
4 / 5
OlDirtyCyclist
from London
Age:35-44
Style:Commuting
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male

An absolute beast of a light

Posted27 January 2010
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality
Part of my journey home is along an unlit canal path that is overhung with trees and this light did a surprisingly good job in illuminating the path ahead even when the batteries were not at full power. Just put in a new set of batteries and the difference in the beam strength is amazing even during broad daylight.
Takes a beating too, as I've dropped it many times and it still works perfectly.
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Review 4 for Cateye EL220 5 LED Front Light
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3 / 5
3 / 5
neck
from ross-on-wye, herefordshire
Age:Under 18
Style:Mountain Biking
Experience:Occasional
Gender:Male

middle range light

Posted26 December 2009
No, I do not recommend this product.
Pros: Lightweight
Cons: Poor quality
works for someone who does not do a lot of communting but not very bright
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Review 5 for Cateye EL220 5 LED Front Light
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Marcwww
from Edinburgh
Age:18-24
Style:Commuting
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male

bright light

Posted10 December 2009
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality
Another quality item from Cateye. Lives up to its description providing a bright light, easily seen light, perfect for commuting. Easy to atttach to any size handle bar. Definitely worth the money.
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