LED technology is rapidly evolving into the most cost and energy efficient light source for bike riders.

Hope has proven the quality and reliability of its products ? built in Barnoldswick, UK ? time and again, and has applied the usual level of in-house design to a range of lights.

The Vision 1 LED is the entry level of three light systems at £79, and it offers, as you might gather from the name, light from a single LED.

With a maximum of 240 lumens there is ample light for commuting, and at just 110g minus batteries it is also an ideal back-up for off-road riding. The unit runs on four standard AA batteries, so it gives you the option of using a rechargeable brand if desired.

Burn times will vary depending on the battery type, but should be in the region of 2hrs 45min on max and up to 36 hours on the lowest light output, with four power settings to choose from.

Contact: Hope Technology Ltd 01282 851200, www.hopetech.com

Hope Vision 1 LED light