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CycleRecycle Review: Raleigh RX7.0 Light Set

The RX7.0 light set by Raleigh is a popular choice with experienced and novice cyclists, see below for our thoughts

Spec sheet

This 1 LED front and 5 LED rear light set is a great value set, making it ideal for the regular cyclist.

  • 1 super bright LED

  • Compact and slimline design

  • Side visibility

  • Quick release bracket

  • 84 LUX output

  • 166 MCD

  • Flashing constant modes 95cm x 3cm x 3cm

  • 5 super bright LEDs

  • 3 rear facing 2 angled LEDs

  • Side visibility

  • Flashing constant modes


Here are some of the pros and cons of this light set:

Pros:
  1. Brightness: The RX7.0 is designed to provide bright, powerful lighting that will help you stay visible on the road, even in low-light conditions. This can help to keep you safe while you ride, especially if you are commuting during the early morning or late evening hours.

  2. Durability: The RX7.0 is made with high-quality materials that are designed to withstand the rigors of daily use. This means that the light set is less likely to break or become damaged, even if you use it frequently.

  3. Convenience: The RX7.0 is designed to be easy to install and use. The lights are simple to mount on your bike, and the set comes with everything you need to get started, including batteries and mounting hardware.

  4. Affordable: Compared to other high-quality light sets, the RX7.0 is relatively affordable. This makes it an accessible option for cyclists who are looking for a reliable and high-performing light set without breaking the bank.

  5. Price: these are very inexpensive lights

Cons:
  1. Battery Life: Some users have reported that the RX7.0 lights can run through batteries relatively quickly, especially if you use the lights frequently. This can be a hassle and an added expense, especially if you need to replace the batteries often.

  2. Mounting: Some users have reported that the mounting hardware included with the RX7.0 can be difficult to use or to secure the lights in place. This can be frustrating and may result in the lights coming loose or falling off while you ride.

  3. Brightness: While the RX7.0 lights are bright and powerful, some users have reported that they can be too bright in certain conditions, such as during the day or in areas with street lighting. This can be distracting to other road users and can potentially put you at risk.

In conclusion, the Raleigh RX7.0 Light Set is a popular and affordable lighting solution for cyclists. It provides bright, powerful lighting that will help you stay visible on the road, and is made with high-quality materials that are designed to withstand the rigors of daily use. However, it does have some limitations, such as a relatively short battery life and difficulties with the mounting hardware, that some users may find frustrating.


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