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Bontrager Ion 2 Headlight

Bontrager Ion 2 Headlight

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3.0 stars
 (14 Reviews)
$39.99
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Bontrager Ion 2 Headlight

Bontrager’s Ion 2 Headlight offers superb illumination for nighttime riding. Offering a 1-watt super-bright LED, this brilliant light is visible from 2,000 feet and gives you 270 degrees of visibility for serious safety. The 22-lumen light has high, low and strobe settings so you can customize your run time. It comes with a universal mounting bracket that attaches to handlebars, posts, and some helmet vents.

Features and Information

  • Run time: 6/12/20 hours
  • 3 AAA batteries included
 
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    3.0 stars

    (based on 14 reviews)

    42%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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    Pros

    • Great visibility  (5)
    • Helmet/Removable mount  (3)
    • Long battery life  (3)
    • Bright  (2)
    • Beefy 

    Cons

    • Unreliable  (3)
    • Not rechargable 
    • Rubber strap for mount 
    • Short battery life 
    • Light cut out 

    Best Uses

    • Front headlight  (7)
    • Good for commuting 
    • Trail riding 
    • Commuting 
    • Day 

    Reviewed by 14 customers

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    1.0

    DO NOT BUY!!

    By Dan G

    from Lake Oswego, Oregon

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Pros

      Cons

      • Rubber Strap For Mount

      Best Uses

        Comments:

        Handlebar mount needs to be changed not durable at all. Horrible light broke first 20 minutes had it. Will never ever buy another Bontrager light again!

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        1.0

        Unreliable lights goes off/on over bumps

        By NavyRiderO6

        from Long Beach CA

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Pros

        • Bright when working
        • Great visibility

        Cons

        • Unreliable

        Best Uses

        • Front headlight

        Comments:

        Very bright when working. Easy to mount and fit various handle bars. BUT Unreliable. Light goes off over even minor bumps and then may go on at the next bump. Brightness also varies with bumps. I think itis a design issue as batteries sit loose in housing. I have replaced the light once and also tried to modify it by using small plastic straws ro hold batteries in place. Happens with any battery new or old. I am looking at cheaper lights with lower lumens to at least be visible to cars.

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        1.0

        Not reliable

        By bcgrown

        from Vancouver

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Pros

        • Great visibility

        Cons

        • Unreliable

        Best Uses

          Comments:

          First, this is very bright light, great for being seen, when it is not shutting off after hitting a bump. This is my second Ion 2 light as the first was replaced under warranty for doing the exact same thing. There seems to be a flaw in the design that causes the light to shut off when going over bumps. Only way to turn it back on again is to hit it with my hand. I have read many other reviews of people having this same problem, just look it up.

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          1.0

          Bright but unreliable

          By bcgrown

          from Vancouver

          About Me Avid Cyclist

          Pros

          • Very bright

          Cons

          • Unreliable

          Best Uses

            Comments:

            A very bright light, great for being seen when it is not turning off after hitting bumps in the road. Bike store replaced the first one under warranty for shutting off after hitting bumps and the replacement is doing the same thing. This light's design is flawed.

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            1.0

            Never Even Worked

            By nate1952

            from Salt Lake City, UT

            About Me Avid Cyclist

            Comments:

            I purchased this light in the summer months for use later in the year. Once the packaging was removed, it appeared to work fine. When I actually had the chance to use it for a night ride after working late, it was inoperable. Changing batteries had no effect. It's basically just a bad design, and - with so many other headlights on the market - I would not recommend it to anyone. I ended up just throwing it away.

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            4.0

            Inexpensive and powerful!

            By Andy

            from Pullman, WA

            About Me Avid Cyclist

            Pros

            • Bright
            • Beefy
            • Great visibility

            Cons

            • Not rechargable
            • Short battery life

            Best Uses

            • Front headlight
            • Trail riding
            • Night commute

            Comments:

            I originally purchased this light for light-duty mountain biking purposes and was not disappointed. I've found competing brands that make simple "be-seen" commuting lights like this one have weak or simple mounts that move around and don't allow for swiveling. This light not only offered great visibility in the dark on Moscow Mountain, but I never once had to worry about it rocking around over chattery gravel washboards, big rocks, or tree roots. The mount is the most fool-proof design ever, I had it unpackaged and installed in seconds.

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            5.0

            My Date Night, go-to light

            By cyclingfan

            from Galena, IL

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Pros

            • Good value
            • Bright
            • Compact

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Night commute
              • Front headlight

              Comments:

              I keep this light in a shoulder bag and attach when the light conditions outside get low. Great value, good brightness, solid product.

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              5.0

              Put it on and forget about it!

              By MJ

              from Fort Wayne, IN

              About Me Avid Cyclist

              Pros

              • Long battery life
              • Helmet/Removable mount
              • Great visibility

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Front headlight
                • Night commute

                Comments:

                I have this light on my commuter bike and use it a couple times a week. The flash mode is super bright and very noticeable. There is also a low beam setting to save battery. The clamp is simple to move from bike to bike and most importantly, it stays put when riding! Batteries seem to last forever. I have only changed them once in a year.

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                5.0

                i love this light

                By .

                from Madison, WI

                About Me Collegiate/Pro

                Pros

                • Great visibility
                • Long battery life

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Front headlight
                  • Night commute

                  Comments:

                  I really like this light. I use it for commuting. The mount makes it really easy to take on and off my bike, and provides great visibility at night.

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                  4.0

                  Bright and affordable

                  By CC

                  from Norwalk, CA

                  About Me Avid Cyclist

                  Pros

                  • Helmet/Removable mount
                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Front headlight
                    • Night commute

                    Comments:

                    The included bracket makes it very easy to add and remove from the bike as needed and the button is easy to use with full finger gloves. Rode iwht it in the rain yesterday and it appears to be very waterproof.

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