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Cateye HL-EL135 Bicycle Light image
 
(based on 1 ratings)
Brand: Cateye
Located in: Cycling, Cycling Accessories, Bicycle Lights
See and be seen. The new HL-EL135 uses three LEDs with OptiCube¬ô lens technology with a wider beam pattern to see more of the road. This is the perfect compact commuter light.
Review Snapshot®
Avg. Customer Rating:
 
3 stars
(based on 1 review)
 
Good value
By FatManOnABikeVerified Reviewer from Houston,Texas on 8/1/2009
Pros:
Easily fis in pocket, Easily removeable, Easy on and off mounting, Long battery life, Wide beam angle
Cons:
Batt compartment lid, Either see OR be seen, NOT a trail light
Best Uses:
Cruising lit city streets, Front headlight
Describe Yourself:
Avid Cyclist
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Cateye Cateye HL-EL135 Bicycle Light:

I ride hundreds of night miles annually. I've had this light for a couple years and use it with energizer 15 min. rechargeables. It runs forever. While this light is not bright enought for trails, it is a good "be seen" light. I like the "flex tite" no tools mount. This light will easily illumumiate reflective signage 100-150 yards away. The beam is wide both the horizontal and vertical planes. Without streelights, I point it 10-15 feet in front of the bike for a blueish white spot for hazard recognition at 12-15 mph. It works well for that kind of fill in role. I find it quite adquate for periodic darkness, but not a good choice for miles of unlit,dark roads. The light is not bright enough to provide "be seen" functionality when pointed down for "seeing" the roadway. There is not a lot of friction in the sliding battery compartment lid. I occasionally dislodge it when aiming the light. It has never come apart or failed in service.

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