Lezyne is all about style. Their products are not just func-
tional, they also look good. Their preferred material for just
about any product—from pump barrels to tool handles and
light bodies—is CNC-machined aluminum billet. In fact,
that’s where they came up with the name: aluminum+
design=Lezyne. Get it?
The Mega Drive is the top dog of lighting
systems from Lezyne. It features an all-in-one design, which
means there’s no external battery, cords or straps. The electronics feature a three-setting system.
The light is available in two kits. The $199 basic kit
comes with plastic mounting hardware, one battery and a
USB charging cord. The $249 kit comes with aluminum
mounting hardware, an extra battery and a carrying case.
With mounting hardware, the light tips the scales at just
over a half pound.
Field test results:
Right off the bat, we have to give the
Mega Drive points for simplicity. The fact that you can get a
light this simple, lightweight and powerful is pretty great.
We even love the charging mechanism, which uses a simple
USB plug. This allowed us to plug it into our computer in
the morning and count-down to shredding singletrack at the
end of the workday. When the little LED charge indicator
turns green, it’s time to pack up the computer and go for a