The Benchmark For Safe, Affordable Night Riding
Gloworm is a New Zealand-born company formed in 2010 with the sole aim of developing powerful LED lighting systems for cyclists. Over the last decade, they have excelled in developing and improving affordable lights for road cycling and mountain biking, consistently beating out competitors in terms of lumen output, battery life, and smart tech. Suffice it to say, Gloworm lights make you look forward to the end of daylight savings when you can charge them up and embark on the first night ride of the season.
This small form 1200 Lumen light sets the benchmark for quality, lightweight, and affordable night riding like no other. Weighing in at a meager 69g (light only) and with the smallest footprint of the Gloworm range, the Gloworm Alpha is the perfect option for both helmet and handlebar mounting. The Alpha is a premium price-point option for those looking at getting into night riding right through to seasoned enthusiasts.
Now with Wireless TX Remote – The Gloworm Alpha now supports the revolutionary Wireless TX (RF) Remote.
Customize your light output with IMT (Intelligent Mode Technology). IMT defines the Gloworm ethos of versatility. IMT provides the freedom to use the Gloworm light in the default settings or to completely customize it for ultimate personalization.
Trail – Low / Medium / High. Special mode: Super Dim.
Commute – Low / High. Special mode: Flash (1 Flash every 2 seconds – Flash pattern is High/Low/High) Special modes are activated by holding down the button for 2 sec. This allows the user to conduct any outdoor activity without having to cycle through the special mode and having an interruption of a steady light beam. Additionally, the Alpha is shut down by holding the button for appx 5sec. IMT gives you the flexibility of refined programs and modes without needing to access them every time you go from high mode back to low.
- 1200 Lumens
- 2HR run time on max brightness
- IMT Technology
- 2 X Cree XP-G3 LEDS
- H.F.C – High flex cable design
- Light Head Assembly only 69 grams
- Waterproof (IP66)
- 3.4 AHr Lithium Ion Battery (with charging/charged indicators)
- 2 Optic system (Spot/Spot) and (Spot/Wide)
- Wireless TX Remote compatible
- NOTE – G1.0 lights are not compatible with G2.0 batteries.
- Alpha Light Head
- 3400mAh Lithium Ion 2-cell Battery
- Lithium Ion Battery Smart Charger
- Extension Cable
- 31.8mm Quick-Release Handlebar Mount
- Universal QR Helmet Mount
- Universal Light Mount
- Spare Optic (Spot/Wide)
- Hex Tool (3mm/1.5mm)
- Spares Bag
- TX (RF) Remote (G1.0)
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I have found this light to give good lighting on maximum setting. I'm a road bike rider and use it for early morning rides. Navigating to flashing mode sometimes takes several tries. The one thing I would change is how the flash mode works. It flashes from low to med or hi with a constant rhythm. I would prefer it to shut off between flashes. I think that would provide better eye catching visibility in daylight.
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