Product Review – Knuckle Lights Colors, I’ve Seen the Light (or Lights)

Disclaimer: I received a free set of Knuckle Lights Colors to review as part of being a BibRave Pro (ambassador). Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro and check out to review, find and write race reviews!

Hello again! Last you heard from me here, I was trying to analyze what went wrong for me in Rehoboth. This time I’ll be posting about something WAY more fun and that’s trying and reviewing new gear!

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Yep. That’s me.

During my training over the last 4-5 months, I’ve done plenty of running in the dark. I’ve always been a headlamp kind of guy, mainly because I didn’t think to use anything else. Headlamps are fine, they really are. They aren’t the most comfortable things in the world, but they do the job.

Once I started using Knuckle Lights, I really liked them better than my headlamps. Here’s why:

  • They are more comfortable than having something unwanted on my head.
  • Two lights are better than one.
  • It’s nice to be able to shine light in two directions at the same time.
  • For some odd reason, my kids think they are super fun.
  • I think they have better visibility or are more noticeable to others.
  • The light manages to stay smooth and stable, even though your arms and hands move.
  • They stick together with magnets and stay easy to find.

And the #1 reason I like Knuckle Lights better than headlamps IS….

  • You’re WAY less likely to accidentally blind all of your friends by looking at them!
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Who hasn’t done this?

There are a few things I’ll note, just because I thought of them:

  • Knuckle Lights have two different light settings plus a “blinking” setting, but no “red” setting. Many headlamps have it, although I’ve never found a use for it.
  • Had to get used to turning my Knuckle Light away to not blind myself when checking my paces on my watch. Easy fix.
  • Wouldn’t want to carry a handheld water AND a Knuckle Light with the same hand.

My conclusion is that Knuckle Lights are a great alternative to headlamps and other light sources when you need to run in the dark. They are lightweight, comfortable and convenient. I’ll be using them all winter long.


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11 Replies to “Product Review – Knuckle Lights Colors, I’ve Seen the Light (or Lights)”

  1. I’ve been considering a headlamp for awhile now, although I’m not sure I’d like it either. How do these stay on your hands? Is it a stretchy elastic band like my hand held mace I sometimes carry? I’ve found I don’t mind the mace too much, but handheld water bottle drove me nuts.

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  2. I have an older set I got from MsRitz a couple of years ago and like them, too. They aren’t magnetic, but have the same lighting options. Instead of wearing them on my hands, though, I usually loop them through my SPIbelt – one in front and one in back. Then I turn the back one to “strobe” for rear safety.


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