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Bontrager Ion 2 Headlight

Bontrager Ion 2 Headlight

Product Rating
 
3.5 stars
 (9 Reviews)
$42.99
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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 are included.
 
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    3.5 stars

    (based on 9 reviews)

    55%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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    Pros

    • Helmet/removable mount  (3)
    • Long battery life  (3)
    • Great visibility  (2)
    • Bontrager 
    • Bright 

    Cons

    • Light cut out 
    • Sensitive to jolts 
    • Unreliable 
    • Weak beam 

    Best Uses

    • Front headlight  (5)
    • Good for commuting  (5)
    • Being seen 
    • Commuting 
    • Day 

    Reviewed by 9 customers

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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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      • No
       
      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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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Put it on and forget about it!

        By MJ

        from Fort Wayne, IN

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Night commute
          • Front headlight

          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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          • No
           
          5.0

          i love this light

          By .

          from Madison, WI

          About Me Collegiate/Pro

          Pros

          • Long battery life
          • Great visibility

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Night commute
            • Front headlight

            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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              1.0

              Decent lighting, but intermittent

              By Nonya

              from SoCal

              About Me Avid Cyclist

              Pros

              • Easy mounting
              • Long battery life

              Cons

              • Sensitive to jolts

              Best Uses

                Comments:

                Worked well for a while, but now it goes out when I hit any bumps in the road and is essentially useless. I hope that there is a warranty available.

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                • No
                 
                1.0

                Stay away and stay safe

                By Grant

                from Ottawa, Canada

                About Me Avid Cyclist

                Pros

                • Helmet/Removable mount

                Cons

                • Weak beam
                • Light cut out

                Best Uses

                • Front headlight
                • Night commute

                Comments:

                I need a light that I can count on as I ride in the dark. The first Ion 2 lasted about a week, then started cutting out everytime I hit a bump. My bike store replaced it, the second one lasted about 200k before it started doing the same thing. If you are looking for a light to keep you safe in the dark, this is not it.

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                5.0

                Bontrager Ion 2 roadworhy

                By Glyph

                from Northern Midwest, USA

                About Me Avid Cyclist

                Pros

                • Bontrager
                • Ion 2
                • Flasher
                • Light

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Being seen
                  • Day
                  • Night
                  • Commuting

                  Comments:

                  This light casts a brroad pool with a bright hot spot. It works well as a tool for being seen and for basic road illumination for casual riding or commuting at night. The mount is versatile and allows for positioning and focusing on a variety of handlebar designs. Bought for my 12 year old son's school commute, it's withstood lots of jarring and bounces without any problems. He's quite pleased and we parents are, too, knowing he has a quickly removable, very useful light.

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                  1.0

                  Intermittant reliability

                  By srcalva

                  from Vancouver, BC

                  About Me Avid Cyclist

                  Comments:

                  This light is very bright, great for being seen, however going over sharp bumps on the road causes it to stop working. The first light did this and I had it replaced under warranty. The replacement is doing the exact same thing and I will be heading back to the store to see about exchanging it for one from a different manufacturer. This may not be a problem on a bike with a suspension where the light won't be jolted as much by bumps on the street, (I ride a road bike).

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