BikeRadar Lists Macro Front and Micro Rear as Best Road Cycling Lights
The online cycling publication released a list of their favorite LED lights for road cycling, whether for urban or commuting use. The Lezyne Macro Drive (Front) and Micro Drive (Rear) made the cut! The Lezyne Macro Drive features a lightweight and sturdy CNC-machined aluminum body with a Side Visibility design that allows 180 degrees of visibility and increases user safety. Constant Lumens power management drives the LED at a bright 400 lumens, and the Intelligent Power Indicator button allows the user to check the power level at any time. The Side Visibility Cuts allow for 180 degrees of visibility, especially from the side. The Li-ion battery (non-replaceable) is recharged either with a fast, high eﬃciency, 2 Amp charging with a compatible wall adaptor, or via a Micro USB cable for ultimate convenience. The Overdrive Race Mode allows quick switching between Overdrive and Economy, depending on the occasion. The Composite Matrix back cap design conceals the USB port for recharging the battery. This unobtrusive light attaches to a wide range of handlebar sizes using a snap-fit Composite Matrix mount that is secured with a multi-position, silicon rubber strap for tool-less installation. It is available as a single front LED or as a front/rear pair with the Micro Drive Rear, or with the Zecto Drive Rear. The Lezyne Micro Drive Rear provides a high-visibility 70-lumen Daytime Flash mode. Constant Lumens power management drives the LED at a steady output, and also features an Intelligent Power Indicator button and a Side Visibility Design. The body is made CNC-machined aluminum. The light easily attaches to a wide range of round seatpost diameters via a snap-fit Composite Matrix mount, with a multi-position silicon rubber strap for tool-less installation. The dedicated rear mount points upward to ensure light is directed straight back. It is available as a single rear LED, or as 2 different front/rear pairs (Micro Drive Front/Rear, or Macro Drive Front/Micro Drive Rear).
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Introducing the all-new lightweight CNC machined Lezyne Macro Drive 2014. Our most powerful snap fit mounted performance light.
Weighing in at just 52 grams, the Macro drive combines precision-machined aluminum with composite matrix technology for a powerful and lightweight design. Capable of producing 400 lumens for more than ninety minutes with the Overdrive Race mode.
Complete with six light modes, the Macro drive headlight produces a steady 400 lumen output for more than ninety minutes with the powerful overdrive mode. It’s side visibility design allows for 180 degrees of light visibility, ensuring that you will be seen and be safe wherever you may ride.
The Macro Drive also features the ultra long lasting flash mode, capable of producing 150 lumens for nearly 11 hours. The intelligent power indicators allow you to monitor battery power levels during use and while recharging.
Road.cc recently reviewed our Macro Drive LED light and impressed the critics on its road and country capabilities.
“Performance out on the road is pretty impressive, better than I expected to be perfectly honest as the single LED chucks out a good spread of light. On unlit country lanes you get a decent amount of light from the front of your tyre which then increases in intensity right up to the main spot, a good ten to twelve feet ahead depending on how you’ve got it set up on the bars obviously.”
The final verdict? A 4-out-of-5 star rating with the nod of “top performing city commuter light with a beam capable of lighting up the country lanes for a good price!”
Lezyne Gets Big Praise from Women’s Cycling Magazine
Lezyne LED lights got some big recognition from Women’s Cycling magazine in the UK, naming our Macro Drive Front the ‘Best Road Light,’ our Femto Drive the ‘Best Emergency Light,’ and our Micro Drive Rear the ‘Best Rear Light.’ Not to mention a good review of our Zecto Drive LED Pair.
With a spate of cycling deaths on the London streets, we remind everyone to please be safe when cycling in any setting.
“This is a great light. It has clean lines. It’s plenty bright. I recommend it highly.
The dimensions (length about the same as a crispy chocolate & rice bar, or 1020000000 angstrom), weight (4 grams more than two bars), and candle power (far more birthdays than I’ll ever see) all fall within acceptable parameters. Useful details, should you require actual hard data despite my unreserved recommendation, can be found on the full road.cc review. The purpose of my writeup is to provide supplementary information.”
“The Lezyne Macro Drive is the bigger, brighter brother of the Micro Drive.
The body is a longer version of the neat, CNC machined aluminium cylinder we first encountered on the aforesaid Micro Drive. Further similarities include the Maximum Optical Reflection (MOR) lens, intended to produce a beam that is wide, smooth, and bright, an LED, and a button mounted on top of the cylinder that changes colour to indicate the remaining charge.”