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Win 1 of 5 NiteRider ‘Mako Combo’ light packs!

Win 1 of 5 NiteRider ‘Mako Combo’ light packs!

This months' competition gives you the chance to get your hands on 1 of 5 NiteRider ‘Mako’ Combo’ packs worth £45 (including both a Mako and CherryBomb).

NiteRider began by accident and by necessity. Tom Carroll, a fanatical athlete and outdoorsman from Southern California had a problem. The best surf around was better at night, after the crowds had gone home. Since there was nothing even remotely useable to light up the waves, Tom had to design a solution from scratch.

A builder and designer by trade and inventor by passion, Tom was obsessed with making his lights the best. His second attempt defined everything that a light for “extreme sports” had to be – waterproof, very bright, lightweight and hands free. What he found is that it not only worked for surfing, but for the long bike trails that accessed those perfect, hidden breaks too.

Set up in 1989, Tom and his wife Veronica built NiteRider at their kitchen table; working hard all day and then coming home to design, assemble and ship their lights by night. To this day, they still run NiteRider – designing and building the lights with the same meticulous attention to detail to ensure their customers have the best product available. Tom still answers the phone, listens to his customers needs and helps them with service. They live the NiteRider lifestyle and know how important top quality and performance is. To them, it’s personal.



NiteRider Mako 

The new Mako™ Series packs a serious punch with a four light line up. These commuter lights span the range from “be seen” lights to the powerful Mako™ 2 Watt pumping out 130 lumens and helmet mountable. One of the best features is the side “gills” emit a red light, which not only looks cool, but also makes the Mako more visible. 



NiteRider CherryBomb

For much of night riding, the key to survival is not only seeing but also being seen, the CherryBomb addresses the latter. By incorporating a unique multi-directional collimator specifically designed for cycling, the CherryBomb maximizes visibility by dispersing light to the sides of the rider as well as to the rear, effectively eliminating blind spots to upcoming automobiles. To further rider safety and visibility, the CherryBomb employs a custom made, built in reflector which allows the rider to be night time visible even when the taillight is in the off position. Clip and bike mounts are included, for flexible mounting options.


To be in with a chance of winning 1 of 5 NiteRider ‘Mako’ Combo’ packs worth £45 (including both a Mako and CherryBomb), all you need to do is answer the question below:

NiteRider was set up by Tom Carrol and his wife Veronica, but what year was the company formed?

Email your answers to: with 'NiteRider Competition' in the subject line and your answer in the body of the email. Closing date for entries is 30/03/12.

The winners will be the first five correct answers drawn after the closing date. Winners will be notified by email. Entrants' email addresses will be passed to NiteRider for marketing purposes, you will be able to opt out of any future marketing from NiteRider should you wish. 

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