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HOW WE TEST THE KIT

It starts with a detailed product check in the workshop. Next we hit the trails… hard! We test in real riding conditions, incorporating feedback from multiple testers, and don’t stop until we have the complete picture.

WHY OUR TESTS ARE THE BEST!

Our test team is made up of some of the most respected bike and kit testers in the world. We have unrivalled knowledge and experience, and spend a vast amount of time making sure we get it right. We tell you the truth and aren’t influenced by PR or advertisers.

ABOUT OUR TEST TEAM

Our technical-editor-in-chief, Rob Weaver, gets new products in as soon as they’re available and coordinates all the testing through our vastly experienced band of reviewers.

Gloworm X2 front light £225

X2 (here) comes with a whopping four-cell, 50Wh battery, while the X2 Adventure (£199) has a battery half the size. Run time with the bigger battery is claimed to be three hours on the brightest setting (1,700 lumens). Ours started to dim after 2.5 hours but struggled on for over four hours at get-you-home brightness. The compact head unit weighs just 112g (including mounting hardware), making it comfy on a helmet (with the 224g battery stowed in your pack). The GoPro-style Velcro strap mount provided works well with most lids, or you can use any GoPro helmet mount. From the factory, the X2 comes fitted with a double-spotlight lens that offers a claimed 17-degree spread (to the point where the

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