Electron F-650 front light review

A bright light that delivers good power for the price, but the Electron F-650 front light is rather large for handlebar or helmet mounting

Electron F-650 front light
(Image credit: Andrew Sydenham)
Cycling Weekly Verdict

A bright light that delivers the good power for the price, but can be fiddly to fit and is rather large for handlebar mounting

Reasons to buy
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    Good power to price ratio

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    Flexible beam options

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    Robust bar mount

Reasons to avoid
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    On the large size, may swamp your handlebars

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    Fiddly to fit

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    Too heavy to be comfortable on its helmet mount

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    A bit dated now

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Electron’s light is a two LED design, which gives both focussed and wider beams, providing peripheral coverage as well as a more detailed view of the road directly ahead.

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Paul Norman

Paul started writing for Cycling Weekly in 2015, covering cycling tech, new bikes and product testing. Since then, he’s reviewed hundreds of bikes and thousands of other pieces of cycling equipment for the magazine and the Cycling Weekly website.

He’s been cycling for a lot longer than that though and his travels by bike have taken him all around Europe and to California. He’s been riding gravel since before gravel bikes existed too, riding a cyclocross bike through the Chilterns and along the South Downs.