Blackburn Mars 3.0 Taillight

Blackburn Mars 3.0 Taillight
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Blackburn's Mars 3.0 has 5 super-bright red and 2 amber LEDs along with flashing, chase and steady modes to keep you super visible. Plus, Blackburn's high-tech lens and the side LEDs ensure 180 degrees of safety-boosting visibility. This great taillight also easily attaches to your bike or pack with the included mounts. It's light, durable and water resistant, too.

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4.5

(based on 10 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great visibility  (9)
  • Long battery life  (5)
  • Easy to install  (2)
  • Small and light weight 
  • Unknown 

Cons

  • Hard to change batteries 
  • Difficult to open 
  • AA lead acid batteries 
  • Difficult changing batts 
  • Hard to take off 

Best Uses

  • Rear safety light  (8)
  • Night commute  (7)
  • Trail riding 

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5

Excellent Light

By 

from Greenwood, IN

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Great visibility
  • Long battery life

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Rear safety light

    Comments:

    This light is great for making sure that you're seen from behind and is an an excellent value for the price.

    5

    Great Taillight. Very Bright.

    By 

    from Lake Orion

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Pros

    • Long battery life
    • Great visibility

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Night commute
      • Rear safety light

      Comments:

      this is a super bright light with a quick release so you can take the light off to prevent theft.

      4

      Great light

      By 

      from Minneapolis, MN

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Pros

      • Great visibility

      Cons

      • Hard to change batteries

      Best Uses

      • Rear safety light
      • Night commute

      Comments:

      This light gets my thumbs up - get comments about how bright it is from other cyclists, and has a nice adjustable mounting system. I ride daily, and I ride in group rides a couple times a week, and everyone else notices how bright this thing is, plus it has side LED's - I'm going to get one for my daughter also. Great tail light for the money. Visibility per dollar is extremely high, and this is why you have a rear light. If I did not have to carry a 00 philips to change batteries, this thing would be about perfect, but I really like this light.

      4

      Good light for the price

      By 

      from Arlington, VA

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Pros

      • Long battery life
      • Great visibility

      Cons

      • Cold weather issues

      Best Uses

      • Rear safety light
      • Night commute

      Comments:

      Has a constant, flash and strobe function and is highly visible. Not as bright as a PB superflash, but it has a wider angle of visibility. I had issues with one which would stop working in moderately cold weather, but my LBS did a warranty replacement and I haven't had any issues with the new one in similar conditions.

      5

      super bright, super durable

      By 

      from baton rouge

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Long battery life
      • Great visibility

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Night commute
        • Rear safety light

        Comments:

        durable construction, long battery life, different modes, and super bright

        5

        Great Rear Light

        By 

        from Geilenkirchen, GE

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Pros

        • Great visibility
        • Long battery life

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trail riding
          • Night commute
          • Rear safety light

          Comments:

          This rear light is eay to install and one tough bright light for hours of darkness. It has a long battery life and easily attaches to your bike or seat/back pack.

          2

          Who knows

          By 

          from Huntington Beach, CA

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Pros

          • Unknown

          Cons

          • Difficult to open

          Best Uses

          Comments:

          Have spent over an hour trying to get it open to install batteries. I have loosened the three screws per instructions. Cannot figure out how to open the body. Searched web, tried everything short of breaking the plastic.

          5

          Great Light. An A+. Best Taillight.

          By 

          from Puerto Rico

          About Me Competitive Cyclist

          Pros

          • Great visibility

          Cons

          • Difficult changing batts

          Best Uses

          • Rear safety light

          Comments:

          I used this bike always went I went to that evening training. Sometimes the night caught me on the road to my house. This light is seen for at least 200 meters. Great taillight. To change the batts it is a little difficult. But with a good screwdriver and patience you can do it.

          5

          Quality product and simple to use

          By 

          from Cedar Rapids, IA

          About Me Avid Cyclist

          Pros

          • Great visibility
          • Easy to Use
          • Easy to install

          Cons

          • AA lead acid batteries

          Best Uses

          • Night commute
          • Rear safety light

          Comments:

          A simple to use quality product at a reasonable price. Installs easily and the simple push button operation is simple. The AA lead acid batteries it comes with don't have the life span of a lithium ion or even Nimh, but hey, at least the batteries are included!

          5

          Bright Light!!

          By 

          from Akron, Ohio

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Pros

          • Small and light weight
          • Helmet/Removable mount
          • Easy to install
          • Bright
          • Great visibility

          Cons

          • Hard to take off

          Best Uses

          • Night commute

          Comments:

          I use this light on the back of my bike. I bike to and from work most days and at night, this tale light is bright. It has three modes of operation. I like this light because it also has yellow lights on the side so your visible from the back and the side. This light is hard to take off, if you have the standard reflector already attached to the seat pole. I think this is the only con i have with this product, ohterwise, its great. I purchased this tail light in a combo pack, which was creaper then buying them as a single.

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