1. Nite Rider Lumina 750
Powered at 750 Lumens, this’ll last you up to a whopping 18 hours. IntelliCharge, which is exclusive to the Lumina 750, can recharge it faster than any other Lumina on the market. Otherwise you can fire it up with a USB cable. Attach it to your handlebar or helmet for maximum versatility. For cross-country and marathon bikers, this’ll take you right to the finish line.
2. Moon X-Power 2500
This light can guide you through evening excursions with 2500 Lumens and can shine up to a 10 metre distance. Its functions are flexible, allowing you to attach it to your handlebar or your helmet. The battery is rechargeable and the X-Power 2500 will indicate when you’re running low on power. It lasts up to nine hours so you can ride uninterrupted.
3. Supernova E3 Pure 3 Dynamo Light
This is the smallest legal road light with aluminium housing, but don’t be fooled by its size. It’s one of the brightest bike lights on the market, thanks to its innovative inner housing design, which directs the heat of the LED straight to the cooling fins for maximum brightness. Forget about damage because it’s sealed watertight. And if that doesn’t seal the deal, it comes with a five year warranty.
4. Moon ADJ-1300
Equipped with an over heat protection system, a low battery indicator, an adjustable light beam system and a taillight function, this is the perfect companion for night rides. It can shine up to 10 metres away and can control any excessive swings. You can choose from a range of seven modes: Over drive, High, Standard, Low, Flashing, Strobe or SOS. You can also mount it to your handlebar or helmet for easy navigation in the dark. The battery lasts up to nine hours.
5. Lezyne Power Drive XL
Illuminate your night rides with the light and durable Power Drive XL. Its Side Visibility Cuts give you 180 degrees of visibility, especially on the side. You can attach it to your handlebar or helmet. Alternate between different light functions to conserve power on Overdrive Race Mode. The Power Drive XL will indicate when you’re low on battery, in which case you can recharge it with an adapter or USB cable.
6. NiteRider Pro 3600 DIY
If you’re looking for top tier brightness, then this could be the one for you, as it produces a whopping 3,600 lumens of light, thanks to six LEDs. Unique DIY software lets you customise the NiteRider to your own liking, making it truly personal.
7. Supernova Airstream
With a 15% increase in intensity over the previous edition, the 2014 Airstream is amongst the brightest road legal lights on the market today and it can keep that light going for up to 24 hours. The casing is constructed from salt water resistant aluminium, meaning it’s great for sticking to the streets, as well as a bit of off-roading.
8. Lezyne Mega Drive
Encased in sculpted aluminium, this bike light boasts two high performance LEDs that can produce 1,200 lumens of brightness. Micro USB charging is supported, for ultimate convenience and you easily switch between overdrive and economy modes.
9. Lumicycle Explorer
Housed inside the rugged exterior is the latest generation of CREE LEDs, which will provide 2,700 lumens of brightness when smart boost mode is switched on and 2,400 when its not. Previous Lumicycle chargers are still compatible, which is handy.
£184.95 | Buy it now from Lumicycle
10. Exposure Reflex MK2
Costing nearly £500, this is easily one on the priciest and most extravagant bike lights on our list, yet it does come with a suitably high end feature set. There are 2,200 lumens of brightness, a digital fuel gauge to show your remaining power and it can keep running for up to 36 hours.
11. Lezyne Deca Drive LED – 2014
Packed inside the sleek looking, black enclosure is three white LEDs, mounted with a custom Uniform Power Beam, increasing output efficiency. It’s lightweight, compact and the internal battery can be quickly charged via Micro-USB.
12. Light and Motion Taz 1200
A nifty race mode feature on the Taz 1200 allows you to easily switch between a high mode, which should last for around two hours, and a low mode, which should give you 4 hours of juice. It’s a compact device, which can charge quickly and easily through MicroUSB.
13. Lupine Wilma 12 Front Bike Light
For those that want to be seen – and actually see where they’re going – the bar-or-helmet-mounted Lupine Wilma 12 is ideal. Fronting 4 Cree XM LED's this monster will kick out 1500 Lumens for 5 hours thanks to a 11.2Ah battery pack – that’s a lot of night miles.
£599 | Buy it now from Wheelies
14. Lezyne Super Drive XL LED – 2014
This multi-use LED light is great for attaching to your handlebars when you fancy a bit of a night time cycle, but it can just as easily be fixed to your helmet. The single white LED can produce 575 lumens of brightness for 90 minutes, when in overdrive mode and 150 lumens for 12 hours when not.
15. NiteRider Minewt 350 Front Light
Now with three light levels the Minewt now boasts 350 Lumens of brightness to increase night time cycling to nine hours and can be positioned on the handlebar or alternatively mounted on your helmet.
16. Full-Beam Fusion Front Light
If you are willing to spend big, you can mount this to your handlebars and thanks to 7 LEDs shoot out 21000 Lumens of brightness. It can run for three days at 125 Lumens and with just two hours to charge the integrated Lithium-Ion battery, you can quickly be on your way to ride on into the night.
£300 | Full Beam
17. Tumble & Fall Pro 2000L Front Light
Compact, immensely powerful and comparatively reasonably priced, the Tumble & Fall Pro 2000L is an awesome light for serious nightriders. Punting out a searing 2000 Lumen beam via 2 CREE XM-L LEDs, this double-barrelled beast will also run for 2.3 hours. Not only that, it weighs under half a kilo all in (410g).
£179.99 | Buy it now from Evans
18. Gemini XERA LED 850L
Weighing in at just 52 grams the anodised aluminium light punches out an impressive 850 lumens of brightness which can be adjusted depending on the conditions. As well as protecting the LED from overheating and the battery from overcharging, it comes with head belt mount to keep it off the handlebars.
19. Knog Frog Strobe Front and Rear Light Set
Made to battle the elements, this silicone built set shoots a combined 50 lumens of brightness and will serve up to 80 hours of illumination from four coin cell batteries which are included. You can also take your pick from a series of modes including strobe and disco strobe if you want to cycle back into the 70s.
20. Bookman Bike Lights
These innovative, brightly coloured cycle lamps that work in all weather conditions, clip easily onto frame or handle bars via the magic of bungee cord, letting you ride safely into the night with a white LED light at the front and red LED light at the tail.
21. Cateye NanoShot+ EL-625RC
Twin LED lenses with the perfect beam pattern for riders, Hyper-constant mode has one light flashing, one on full, the best around for seeing and being seen. Expect 587 Lumens of brightness, a run time of just under two hours and the ability to charge via USB.
22. Exposure Six Pack
Pumping out 2,000 lumens of light up to ten hours on the medium power setting, the Six Pack’s sextet of Cree XPG R5 LEDs will ensure you’re completely visible when night falls. The Smart Port lets you power your other bike-based tech from it too.
23. Fibre Flare
Ultra-visible fibre-optic glow stick, it’ll fit your bike, bag or jacket all round visibility is brilliant. Available in red, yellow or green. Running on 2 AAA batteries, you can keep on cycling for up to 75 hours before you need to stop off at the shops for some more juice.
24. Light & Motion Urban 200
Good quality of light with neat side windows with amber light adds side on visibility for better safety, the internal, lithium ion battery which can be charged by USB will give you 2 hours and 25 minutes of illuminated riding with a decent 200 Lumens of brightness.
25. Moon Comet 100 Front Light
For cyclists that don't want to break the bank for a safer ride, this wide arched USB rechargeable light projects 100 Lumens of brightness from an internal, lithium ion battery which can last up to seven hours depending on how strong you have the beam on. Mounts are included to help you fix it to your two wheeler.
£32 | Buy it now from Amazon