Commuting Accessories

Knog Lights: Buyers Guide Review & Tips

The stylish and practical light brand for urban riders.

Knog are the brand to go to for urban cyclists who don’t want to fork a load out on their commuter lights. Their well designed products have colourful, eye-catching and practical designs that are simple yet highly effective.

What is so ideal about their lights is that they’re all compact in size and aren’t bulky or heavy, so they’re perfect for stashing in your bag when not in use. Knog lights are functional for cyclists, with each light featuring a stretchy wrap around piece of material which replaces the standard bike mount.

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Unlike a lot of lights in the market that can be more complicated than they should be, the Knog lights are so simplistic. Designed to be exposed to the elements, their lights within the whole range are either all 100% waterproof or are water resistant enough to survive any wet and dreary commute.

With varied price points across their entire collection, they’re all widely available to buy online and in stores across the globe. There’s a light with the right price to suit cyclists of all abilities.

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Knog also have an exciting range of accessories available to buy, including quirky bike locks, tools and cycling clothing to spruce up your ride.

We could run through their range for hours, but instead are just going to focus on these three handy sets which are twin packed for your convenience:

Knog Strobe Twinpack

Price: £19.99

The Knog Strobe’s lights are cheap, cheerful and handy for city commuters. Weighing at just a mere 19 grams each, they project 8.5 lumens from the front and 2.5 from the back.

Featuring an integrated clipping feature and quick-release mounting, applying and removing these to your bike is completely hassle free. Available in all the colours under the sun, they can also be purchased individually and are the perfect size to pop in your commuter bag or pocket.

Blinder 4 Twinpack

Price: £60.00

The Blinder 4 twinpack is an ideal, well-priced option for commuters looking for more of a robust light to survive on their commute. Visible for over 800 meters, they provide 80 lumens of light from the front and 44 from the rear.

Their tool-less design attaches to your handlebars, rear posts and frame in a matter of seconds. The lights are USB rechargeable and feature a handy longer push button (0.75sec) to prevent any accidental activation of the light.

Weighing 39g each, the lights can be brought separately and come available in black, white, silver and red.

Blinder Road Twinpack

Price: £104.99

The Blinder Road Twinpack is designed for the more advanced city commuter and is a very tough cookie. The hi-powered light boasts 100% visibility, projecting 200 lumens of light from the front and 70 lumens at the rear. They’re a lot heavier than the rest in the Knog range, coming in at 75g and 52g a piece.

The robust lights have been built from a UV resistant industrial grade silicone, with a design that provides a balanced ratio between width and distance. Using the same tool-less attachment design, they’re also highly waterproof and USB rechargeable. Even the USB port is waterproof!

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