Cateye Volt 1200 Review — Bicycle Headlight for Endurance Cycling or Off-roading
Bicycle headlight plays an integral part when it comes to cycling under the moon light. In a country like India where the roads are pitch dark, cycling can become a challenge. And don’t forget the potholes and nasty truck drivers who most of the times are not in their senses.
A good bicycle headlight will not only cast light on the road ahead but will make others aware of your presence from far. Hence, having a good bicycle headlight is a must. If you are into endurance cycling or off-roading, you know how difficult it could get.
While you are sleep deprived and still want to cover distance, a good headlight like the cat eye 1200 will give you confidence. We just happened to get in touch with the official distributors of Cateye (Longshine Global Enterprise) in India to bring you more insights on one of the best bicycle headlight in the market, the cat eye volt 1200.
Cateye Volt 1200 Review- Pros:
- Very bright
- Multiple modes
- Easy to use
- Simple tool-free mounting
Cateye Volt 1200 Review- Cons:
- Long charging time
- Slightly overpriced
- Gets hot on dynamic mode
The Cateye volt 1200 is a perfect example of a bicycle headlight that helps you see with.The Cateye volt bicycle headlight comes with a Cateye rechargeable bike light, a USB cord to charge the battery and a mount (cateye flextight handlebar mount).
The light is very well made with an alloy/nylon body that’s proved to be more than a match for the elements.
When you turn the cateye volt 1200 bicycle headlight around, you will see a socket where the Mount slides in. Just above the mount there is a socket to attach the USB cable to charge.
A big advantage of the strap bar mount is that, it can be easily screwed with your fingers on a handlebar of any size. Moreover, the strap bar mount ensures to keep the cateye volt stable and secure in use.
The cateye Volt 1200 comes with two super bright LEDs built into the front that pump out all the lumens.
Cateye Volt 1200 Review: The lumens are available in five different modes:
- High (1200 lumens)
- Medium (450 lumens)
- Low (150 lumens)
- Flash (150 lumens on and off) and
- Hyper constant (150 lumens with 1200 lumen pulses).