Giant HL 100 and TL 100 combo review

Handy 'be seen lights' for urban rides

Giant Recon HL and TL 100
Cycling Weekly Verdict

These cute cubes are lightweight, user-friendly ‘be-seen’ lights that offer good output for the outlay and for their tiny size. The daytime mode is especially good.

Reasons to buy
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    User friendly

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    Powerful for their size

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    Quirky design

Reasons to avoid
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    On/off switch not the easiest to operate

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Knog arguably invented bike lights that were fun as well as functional and now other brands are joining in: the Giant HL 100 and TL 100 combo could easily take their design cues from a pair of casino dice.

Needless to say, there's nothing dicey about their performance – quite the opposite. As 'be-seen' commuter lights they are powerful considering their tiny 3cm cubed dimensions, are great for adding extra visibility to a lightweight road bike and are stashable in a jersey pocket.

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