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The best running gear, reviewed and curated by the Trailspace community. The latest review was added on November 9, 2022. Stores' prices and availability are updated daily.
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A decent premium headlight I had lost my comparable BD headlamp (a smaller version of BD's Icon 700?) I enjoy not needing batteries. The battery pack is pretty chunky. I had to improvise an overhead strap for running—successful? tbd Cheers - gs Full review
The Fenix HM60Ris a 1200-Max Lumen, rechargeable headlamp with an exceptionally long battery life. The light outperforms every headlamp I have owned over the past 21 years of caving. Weighing in at 157grams with the battery, the lamp is light enough to throw into the backpack. “Intelligent Frequency-Sensing” adjust the lumens of the light to the speed of the user, so that a trail runner does not have to fidget with the settings as they speed up or slow down. Coming in at under $80, the light… Full review
Had worn them three times, and the rubber frame broke, coils came apart (broke). Not happy for $30. Easy to put on. Need to beef up rubber and coils. These would last one day on an icy construction site. That would be a huge market to go after. You should get more than three uses blowing snow on a small driveway. Full review
Ideal for nighttime venturing or low light exploration (spelunking). Indestructible, rechargeable and you can control the amount of light on your subject; never too little to miss details nor too much to wash out your viewing area. A very impressive headlamp for its construction, performance, and versatility. Still, I’d have more applications for its use if the turbo mode lasted longer. You feel the flashlight’s weight on your forehead, but it’s not a detriment. The strap provides a comfortable,… Full review
Excellent lamp and after sales service. Great company!! I bought a Princeton Apex rechargeable headlamp for my dad 8 years ago as a Christmas gift. My dad was delighted with the headlamp. He said it was the best on the market. The headlamp has a lifetime guarantee. It stopped working a couple of months ago. I contacted the company and sent back the light. They replaced it with a brand new headlamp. Couldn't recommend this company enough. Excellent after sale service 👏 😊😊😊 Full review
This is a fantastic headlamp. It's unbelievably light, bright, and has many features for a minimalist headlamp. This headlamp lasts a very long time on a full charge. As a thru-hiker, my main concern was weight and this Nitecore does not disappoint—with a "custom" strap (just a bit of elastic cord with a few adjustable knots) it comes down to just 32g. It has withstood all sorts of weather conditions from well below 0°c to rain and hailstorms at altitude in the Rockies. It is surprisingly bright… Full review
After fly in baggage—die I took my Biolite 750 into luggage and fly. After I arrive, get my baggage, come home, and see Biolite 750 flashing twice blue every 3 second and front button not work, like iPhone button not work when power off. I think, ok! Let’s go charging, but I connect charge and blue flashing still flash. I leave it for hours... After I try to start and more restart and press any button, all button, but hi is done. Many review for excellent light but nobody don’t say—problem. Full review
The LoveBeams Headlamp was built by a clever engineer who wants to provide superb lighting for a variety of environments. As a rechargeable headlamp that can be used with firmware, users should expect a versatile, colorful, and efficient experience. LoveBeams Headlamp When LoveBeams released their first headlamp, I was excited to get the opportunity to test it out. This little package can be used in a variety of environments to light the way. But it’s built with customizable features, which means… Full review
Bought this lamp on the Princeton Tec website. Fantastic headlamp—my dad is a farmer and said it's the best headlamp on the market. Headlamp recently stopped working. Sent it back to USA as it has a lifetime guarantee. Got a replacement the last day in the post. What can I say but Princeton Tec has excellent after-sale service. What a headlamp, what a company!!!! Full review