Bontrager Flare R Tail Light Review

 
 

With all of the distracted driving going on lately, I decided to upgrade the front and rear lights on my commuter bike. I have heard good things about Bontrager's Flare R and Flare RT tail lights, and how well they can be seen, so I decided to pick up a Flare R. I went to the local Trek store and bought one for $59.95. While I was there, I also purchased an Ion 800 R front light, which is covered in another review.

Some of you may ask what the difference between the Flare R and the Flare RT? The Flare RT has a built in ANT+ transceiver that allows it to be controlled remotely with one of Trek's handelbar mounted remote controls. You can also control it with your Garmin 800 series bike computer. Here is the image of the Trek remote control for those of you interested in the Flare RT: