Bontrager ION 350 R bike light review

Compact, easy to use and with five different modes, the Bontrager Ion 350 R is a great front light for commuters

Bontrager Ion bike light
Cycling Weekly Verdict

A great, minimal-fuss, compact light with five different modes. At 350 lumens it belongs more in the "to be seen" category, but it definitely feels safe on the road.

Reasons to buy
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    Compact design isn't overly heavy

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    Mounting system works well

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    Remembers last used mode system

Reasons to avoid
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    Burn times could be longer

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    Takes a long time to reach full charge

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Among its hefty suite of bike lights, the Bontrager Ion 350 R front light enters the fray as a compact but bright option.

On paper its technical specifications are good, and as its name suggests it pumps out a bright 350 lumens, and uses them in an intelligent way, too.

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