9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Good Idea - Bad Execution,
This review is from: Blackburn FLEA Front & Rear Combo 2.0 USB Bike light set (Sports)
Seems like a great idea: a small light with a velcro strap to fit easily onto the bike, helmet or clothing. And a USB charger, also very small and portable, so you can top up the lights from a laptop before starting home. The lights are very small but bright enough to show up for city riding and have steady and flashing modes. And the on/off button on the top goes from green - fully charged - to red - low charge - to give you warning that you need to top up.
So far, so good.
BUT - after a couple of charges the front light stopped recharging. Changing ports, cleaning contacts etc made no difference. It was dead. And after a couple more charges the back light has gone the same way. Looking around at other user reviews this is clearly a common problem.
A nice idea that just doesn't work - and unlike a conventional light I can't change the batteries. Too expensive to be so poorly made.
Joan 90 "Most of us can read the writing on the wall; we just assume it's addressed to someone else"
Location: London, England
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