The Light & Motion Taz 1000 Front Light an ultimate all in one bar light which is as bright as a cars headlights. This cable free, Micro USB charging and high powered light is a great idea if you are finding yourself cycling in the dark more often than not. This sleek and easy to use light is an ideal addition to your bike whether you are commuting or putting in the hours on the saddle after work. For commuting and road riding purposes the Taz has two side lights to ensure that you are seen from the side, especially at T - junctions by people on foot and in cars. This can be toggled off and on with one switch. From 200 to 1000 Lumens you have plenty of choice of setting for different situations on and off road. If you know you are running quite low on battery you can run it on 200 or 500 Lumens to conserve battery or even have it on a Flash or Pulse setting. however this should be a rare situation as it is effortless to charge. Using the same USB charger as most modern phones it will be hard not to do so.
The Taz 1000 has different settings with options for higher and lower Lumens, they are as follows; High 1h30 / 1000, Med 3h00 / 500, Low 6h00 / 200, Pulse 9h00 / 200, Flash 18h00 / 200, Race Hi 2h00 / 800, Race Lo 4h00 / 350. There is a charge rate indicator directed under the power button, illuminating when your power is running low. When the light is on its last legs of battery there will be a low battery warning and then an auto shut off. This protects the light from getting any damage or over heating, giving the light a longer life.