Thursday, August 20, 2015

Nite Rider Light Review - LUMINA 550 & SENTINEL 40

The review process is over and these lights are getting 2 thumbs up from Blogger Bill for sure.

First up is the NiteRider Lumina 550:

As with all Luminas, the Lumina 550 features a lightweight body combined with increased thermal properties, ensuring a brighter, longer lasting LED. Luminas feature a newly designed handlebar mount making sure it remains rock solid whether on the trail or pavement.
  • Affordable, high output light
  • Ride safely with daylight flash mode!
  • Perfect for helmet mounting
  • New rock solid handlebar mount
  • USB rechargeable
  • Light weight self contained light
This light is outstanding and will provide great illumination for any night time riding that you will be doing.  I didn't get a chance to ride any trails at night with the light but I feel confident that it would be adequate for some night time bike rides.

MSRP: $79.99
Next up is the greatest rear blinker light that I have had the opportunity to use - The NiteRider Sentinel 40:

The Sentinel™ 40 has a powerful 2 watt LED, 5 modes, is USB rechargeable and has a brand new safety feature, Laser Lanes! The Laser Lanes mode is designed to project ultra bright laser lines on the ground, giving the rider their own virtual lane.
The Sentinel 40 complies with FDA standard for lasers, notice No. 50, 2007

  • Highly visible laser lanes
  • Ultra bright 40 lumen output
  • Laser and tail light in the one light!
    • USB rechargeable
    • Group Ride Mode – be seen without annoying fellow cyclists
    • The new standard in tail light safety
    The Laser Lanes are awesome and I noticed that when I used this instead of my regular rear blinker I seemed to get a lot more clearance from vehicles passing from behind and that, my friend, is never a bad thing!  Another nice this is the Group Ride Mode where it does not blind the rider behind you.

    MSRP: $49.99

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