At A Glance
Lezyne have been synonymous with quality since their very inception, and the Macro Drive very much upholds that tradition. Aimed essentially as an all-singing, all-dancing rechargeable commuter light we feature it here as we know many of you ride other bikes, but also because, for it's size, it packs a very impressive punch. In a world where 1000 lumen light sets might seem the norm, it wasn't many years back we were riding round the woods just fine with a couple of hundred of them strapped to our heads. So, with the Macro Drive packing 300 lumens in to a very petite package it is more than worthy of a mention.Buy Lights on
On The Trail
The unit comprises of a single LED with a CNC machined aluminium body and MOR optics to ensure the most is gleamed from the available power. There are also side visibility cuts to aid visibility at junctions. A single rubber button controls the functions and there are 5 functions, it starts on medium, then cycles through to high, low, fast flash and slow flashing modes. Unscrewing the rear end cap reveals a micro USB slot for charging. On full power at 300 lumens you'll get 3 hours, and 4.5 hours on medium. Flashing or economy should yield 9 hours worth of use. Naturally it is weather proof and built for the rigours of riding bikes.
The Macro Drive works well as a head torch, being so light it is very unobtrusive on your helmet. It is also a great commuter light, or one to see you home from the woods after a long ride where your main light might be running out of juice. It is excellent value too!Buy Lights on
This review was in Issue 20 of IMB.For more information visit Lezyne
By Rou ChaterRou Chater is the Publishing Editor of IMB Magazine; he’s a jack-of-all-trades and master of none, but his passion for bikes knows no bounds. His first mountain bike was a Trek 820, which he bought in 1990. It didn’t take him long to earn himself a trip to the hospital on it, and he’s never looked back since. These days he’s keeping it rubber side down, riding locally and overseas as much as possible.