CatEye ViZ300 rear light review – I wish the bracket was as good as the light itself

Great value; great quality, aimed at a serious rider/commuter market

Image shows CatEye's ViZ300 rear light mounted to a bike.
(Image credit: Joe Baker)
Cycling Weekly Verdict

The CatEye ViZ300 is bright enough for almost all applications, offers great viewing angles, and has the battery life to outshine many of its competitors in its price bracket. The mount provided is a little fiddly to fit but you won't find it wriggling free once attached. Details aside, this is a great light for anything from commuting to daytime running on long winter rides.

Reasons to buy
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    Solid Battery life

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    Great brightness and viewing angles

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    Sturdy mount once fitted

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    Nice styling

Reasons to avoid
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    Mount is fiddly

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    Some flash patterns are a bit much

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Cateye’s ViZ300 rear light is seriously bright for the money, boasts good run times and the viewing angles are up to the mark. It’s one of the best bike lights we have tested and a great option for those looking to tackle some long winter miles. 

CatEye ViZ300 rear light: brightness and spec

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