Fibre Flare Bike Lights review

Side on visibility is often overlooked by cyclists, potentially increasing the risk of accidents in low light. Fibre flare lights aim to significantly improve side illumination.

Cycling Weekly Verdict

Easy to use and mount with good visibility, these lights offer a reliable solution to side on illumination at a reasonable price. However, not being USB rechargeable is a big disadvantage.

Reasons to buy
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    Easy to mount and use

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    Good visibility

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    Can also take them to raves

Reasons to avoid
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    Not USB rechargeable

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Nearly 70% of all nighttime collisions between bikes and cars are due to inadequate side visibility. With most lights only visible from the front and rear, this is something often overlooked by cyclists, but Fibre Flare lights offer a solution.


A green Fibre Flare side light (25cm).

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Oliver Bridgewood - no, Doctor Oliver Bridgewood - is a PhD Chemist who discovered a love of cycling. He enjoys racing time trials, hill climbs, road races and criteriums. During his time at Cycling Weekly, he worked predominantly within the tech team, also utilising his science background to produce insightful fitness articles, before moving to an entirely video-focused role heading up the Cycling Weekly YouTube channel, where his feature-length documentary 'Project 49' was his crowning glory.