Exposure Strada 1200 front light review

We put Exposure's top road light to the test

Exposure Strada front light
Cycling Weekly Verdict

It may cost not far short of £300, but the Exposure Strada 1200 front light is a very smart investment. Pumping out 1200 lumens, it's more than bright enough for any sort of road riding and has a long battery for extended night time rides. But most importantly, it's build to last with a lifetime warranty for the LEDs.

Reasons to buy
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    Exceptionally bright

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    Very impressive battery life

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    Built to last

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    Easily programmable

Reasons to avoid
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If you're after a powerful front light for road riding, then you can't do much better than the Exposure Strada 1200, which ticks all the boxes that you could possibly want it to tick.

Most importantly, the Exposure Strada 1200 front light is exceptionally bright. As you can probably ascertain from the name, the light pumps out a sizeable 1200 lumen. This is an output that can be matched by a number of other road lights on the market, but importantly the Exposure Strada manages to direct all of this in the right direction.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.