Lezyne KTV Drive Pro rear light review

If you want a more powerful rear light, the Lezyne KTV Drive Pro dishes up 75 lumens of flashing power

Cycling Weekly Verdict

If you want to up your rear visibility, the 75-lumen daytime flash mode of the Lezyne KTV Drive Pro provides a lot of output and should draw attention. The four other modes provide plenty of flexibility and battery life is good for quite a small unit.

Reasons to buy
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    Small on-bike profile

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    Extra powerful daytime flash mode

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    Good run times

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    Reasonably priced

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Reasons to avoid
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    Won’t fit easily into some computers’ USB ports

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There’s always been a bit of an arms race in the front-light arena. Now that seems to have spread to rear lights, with the Lezyne KTV Drive Pro upping the game for Lezyne.

Although it’s not the company’s most powerful rear light – that honour goes to the 300-lumen Strip Drive Pro – the Lezyne KTV Drive Pro pushes out quite an eyeful of rear illumination on its 75-lumen daytime flash mode. It’s also surprisingly efficient for what’s quite a small unit, with a quoted run time in this mode of seven hours.

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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.