Bontrager Flare RT rear light review

The Bontrager Flare RT rear light is compact, light and powerful

Cycling Weekly Verdict

A seriously advanced light in a seriously small package. Take the time to learn to use it properly and you'll be very impressed.

Reasons to buy
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    Light weight

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    A lot of technology

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    Can turn of ambient light sensor as you wish

Reasons to avoid
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    Mode settings can be a bit confusing

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Bontrager has, for a long time, made some seriously impressive bike lights, but now with the Bontrager Flare RT it has shrunken the design and increased the performance. The small unit is a treasure of smart technology, earning this little light a spot on our Editor's Choice list.

Despite its small size, the Bontrager Flare RT rear light manages to pack a punch thanks to the amount of technology packed inside the tiny unit.

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