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Customer reviews for Hope District+ Rear Light w/Battery Pack and Charger

Hope District+ Rear Light w/Battery Pack and Charger

Hope tested the lamp extensively over an 18 month period and found it to tick every box on the list. The most obvious thing came from those commuting - come rain or shine this powerful tail light really makes drivers of vehicles and other road users so much more aware that you are there. You are given a wider birth when overtaken, not pushed along in traffic. . .just more visible and therefore SAFER. Now, we aren't suggesting that this means you won't be unfortunate enough to have an accident, or at least a near miss - but it can't do anything but help.
Overall rating:
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6 out of 6(100%)reviewers recommend this product.
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Customer reviews for Hope District+ Rear Light w/Battery Pack and Charger
Review 1 for Hope District+ Rear Light w/Battery Pack and Charger
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
rcrc
Country:United Kingdom
Age:35-44
Style:Road Cyclist
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male

Fantastic!

Posted08 December 2014
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good quality, Looks great
Cons: Expensive
Even in my preferred semi-strobe mode, this lights the road up behind you - it's effectively bright enough to navigate home by if you were stupid enough to stick it up front. Used it loads in this mode, which I think is the most effective, and haven't had to recharge it yet either. Expensive but undoubtedly worth it.
Battery slides nicely under saddle and enables charging while still on the bike if you're near a wall socket. Splitter cable should come in handy too, enabling me to run this and my front Hope from the same battery pack if one dies.
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Review 2 for Hope District+ Rear Light w/Battery Pack and Charger
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Keepoffthemarbles
Country:United Kingdom
Age:45-54
Style:Road Cyclist
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

Seriously good light.

Posted21 November 2014
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good quality, Looks great
I recently changed from a daily commute into London to a cross country commute which includes about 14 miles of unlit country roads. I prefer to use non-flash modes when on very dark roads and wanted something that was bright but gave a good spread of light. I'd looked at the district some time ago and decided to go for this updated one as there weren't many options out there.
All I can say is that this light is exactly what you need for really dark rides. I ran it the first week with a second rear light so I could see how far I could push it on a single charge. I've been running it on maximum solid mode and after 4 days riding (9 hours in the saddle) it is still as bright as day 1. I fully expect it to match or exceed the claimed 11 hours.
The light is very well made right from the light unit through to the mounting bracket and even the charger doesn't feel second rate like one of the other well know light makers out there.....!
The light spread is very broad. Some pictures I've seen on-line don't really do it justice. I keep glancing over my shoulder in amazement at the red wake behind me.
And it's made in Britain by people who love their products and this really shows through in it's performance and build quality. Well done Hope.
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Review 3 for Hope District+ Rear Light w/Battery Pack and Charger
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Misteln10
Country:Sweden
Age:45-54
Style:Road Cyclist
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

A really powerful rear light

Posted01 December 2013
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality, Looks great
Cons: Expensive
Have been looking for a really good rear light. Living in Sweden with a long, dark winter, bikes 40 km every day to my work. Finally I feel confident that all motorists can see me, even during the day. This rear light has good quality, the mount feels considerably and it is easy to pick off the light when leaving the bike. If you're looking for a really powerful lights, this is a very good buy.
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Review 4 for Hope District+ Rear Light w/Battery Pack and Charger
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
paddy2013
Country:United Kingdom
Age:35-44
Style:Mountain Biking
Experience:Expert
Gender:Male
It was bought:Manchester - Deansgate

District + incredible light, easy set up, reliable

Posted28 November 2013
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality, Looks great
Excellent, rediculously bright rear light. Run times are significant even on the brightest settings and it may be my imagination but I'm sure motorists give me more room now.
The initial set up is a little bit of faff, two allen bolts for the split clamp, once you've got it on it's not coing off. Very adjustable set up allowing you to ge the light nicely level. The mechanism for seating the light is very good and solid and the cable's are confidence inspiring. The battery also has a good velcro and foam attachment system, again simple but effective.
Overall, very, very impressed with this. It makes the mad traffic seem a little less bonkers.
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Review 5 for Hope District+ Rear Light w/Battery Pack and Charger
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Anonymous
Country:United Kingdom
Age:45-54
Style:Commuting
Experience:Expert
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

Careful not to blind car drivers

Posted03 June 2013
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good quality, Lightweight
Cons: Expensive
This light is very bright, easy to set up and lightweight! A little bit pricey but overall what price on your own safety?
I would say to a potential buyer - go ahead especially if you travel down unlit roads
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Review 6 for Hope District+ Rear Light w/Battery Pack and Charger
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
basil1234
Country:United Kingdom
Age:45-54
Style:Commuting
Experience:Beginner
Gender:Male
It was bought:Bristol

great light , robust and very bright

Posted10 October 2012
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good quality, Looks great
Cons: Expensive
a great light . Yes it is expensive but for me it is more about safety , what price do you put on that? The light is bright , well made and detachable more more do you want ?
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