How to Install an LED Bicycle Light

LED bike lights are inexpensive and easy to install, and they’re a must-have for night cyclists.


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You Will Need

  • LED bike light
  • A bicycle


  1. Step 1

    Install bracket

    Wrap the strap on the mounting bracket under and around the handlebar.

  2. Mount the bracket as close to the stem as possible, but make sure that it will not be in the way of the brake or shifter.

  3. Step 2

    Loop the strap

    Feed the strap into the loop on the mounting bracket.

  4. Step 3


    Tighten the strap.

  5. Don’t over-tighten the strap, but make sure you tighten it enough so that the strap won’t slip.

  6. Step 4

    Snap the tail

    Snap the strap securely onto the post, and you’re ready to hit the road.

  7. Fifteen percent of working people in Japan commute by bicycle.