Clip-on lights come in handy for running and cycling after dark, or as a hands-free alternative to carrying a flashlight while walking your dog at night. These lights should easily clip onto all sorts of gear, including shoes, belts, backpacks, collars and leashes. A good one should be durable and ideally weatherproof so you can use it in the rain or snow. Ahead, we compiled some of the best clip-on lights for pounding the pavement and more. They even come with straps, so you can wear them around your wrists or ankles or easily mount them to your bike’s handlebars.
1. Apace Vision Lights
These provide three light modes: steady, slow flash (a.k.a strobe) and fast flash. You get three straps, two short and one long.
Pros: This two-pack includes two extra sets of batteries and a mini screwdriver for hassle-free replacement. The unit comes in five colors.
Cons: Some may prefer more than one long strap.
2. Blitzu Lights
These lights are also equipped with three modes of illumination: steady, flashing and strobe. They come with two elastic straps.
Pros: They’re also available in five colors to choose from, and include a spare set of batteries, plus a tiny screwdriver to install them.
Cons: Some may find the battery compartment hard to open.
3. MapleSeeker Light
This light features five lighting modes: white, white strobe, red, red strobe and red-white flash. It also comes with a mounting strap.
Pros: It’s USB rechargeable and will run for 20 hours on the white strobe mode with a 1.5-hour charge. You can buy a single light or pack of two.
Cons: Some may find it seems slightly flimsy.
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