Noxgear Tracer360 Review Facts
Noxgear Tracer 360 is the illumination solution that runners have been waiting for. While many illumination systems rely on reflective details like reflective vests or belts or headlamps that only illuminate one direct line in front of the runner, this illumination vest provides the runner with 360-degree lights which means 360 degrees of protection on their run. This best is ultra lightweight and can easily be adjusted to fit over winter or summer running clothing. It provides runners with 40 continuous hours of bright light. The tracer 360 relies on powerful LED lights to illuminate the runner in light and also help to light the path for runners while they perform their evening runs. The vest can flash in a variety of different colors or runners have the option of keeping the vest lit in one solid color. This vest provides a fun, protective feel for runners who like to or need to get their workouts done in the evening. Runners loved that this product is lightweight and easy to use. It provides a no-fuss way to light their runs.
This is an illuminated vest that is suggested for runners who are getting in their miles during evening hours or for runners who are completing long adventure races that will take them into the evening hours. The light that is provided by this vest is so bright that it can be seen up to a mile away. The Tracer 360 provides runners with 40 continuous hours of undisturbed, bright light, so runners who are competing in long obstacle races like Spartan races found this to be a great product. It is rain and waterproof, and it is completely heat and electricity free, so runners don’t have to worry about wearing it through some of the wetting obstacles that they might find won’t be a problem. This vest is also suggested for wear during all seasons because the size can be easily adjusted to accommodate light or bulky running clothes.
One of the key reasons that runners choose the Noxgear Tracer 360 as opposed to reflective vest is because of its lightweight and minimalist design. It weighs a mere 7 ounces and has minimal fabric to eliminate any uncomfortable chaffing
. The vest gets its light from CREE LED bulbs that are piped around the body using a unique fiber optic system that eliminates the need for extra material that can weigh down a runner and cause unnecessary sweating.
In terms of comfort, reviewer after reviewer commented that this product was so lightweight and comfortable that they forgot that they were wearing it at all. Not only is is very comfortable once it is on, runners commented how easy it is to put on, turn on, and adjust for size. The last thing runners want is a cumbersome process that stops them from getting out the door and this vest is made from an elastic material around the belt that moves easily with the runner’s body. It is also designed with a quick clip in the front that makes it easy to quick and easy to get this product on and off.
This is a unisex design that is offered in three sizes, S, M/L and Extra Large. Noxgear does a great job of providing sizing measurements to get the perfect fit on their website. This product can easily be adjusted to fit over bulky clothes and since it is so lightweight, runners reported that the sizing doesn’t need to completely precise because there is virtually no bounce from this product anyway.
There are two things to consider regarding durable when it comes to this product. The first is the actual lighting system. This vest is illuminated by 2 CREE LED bulbs that provide the runner with 40 Lumens of light. They are powered by 3 AAA batteries that provide runners with 40 hours of bright light. When the batteries are getting close to their end, a LED-blink battery light lets the runner know it is time to get new batteries. The second detail to consider regarding durability is the actual material used to keep the vest together. Runners reported that although it is very lightweight
and uses a minimal material, the vest stayed together well.
This vest comes with a few different design details that runners found to be helpful. The first is that Noxgear designed this vest with a receded power and mode button to eliminate unwanted on and off mistakes. This vest is powered by 3 AAA batteries that come with the vest. It also has a blinking low battery warning that will show up when runners turn the vest on and off. This vest doesn’t just offer one colored light and instead, in order to provide runners with maximum visibility, it offers runners multicolor flashing lights as well as a solid color mode.
This vest offers runners a unique look that is sure to get them noticed. Runners commented that they loved the fun, futuristic look that this vest offers. This is a running accessory for runners who aren’t afraid to try a new look.
This product is slightly more expensive than other reflective vests on the market today, but this product offers much more than a simple reflective vest. Runners reported that they found this vest to be a good value because it combines the illumination of a headlamp with the safety of a reflective vest. It can be seen from a mile away and offers runners 40 hours of light. Runners were pleased with how well this product held up to the elements and how long-lasting it was. Additionally, this product comes with a one year warranty.
- Recessed power mode button
- Heat and electricity free
- Quick clip buckle in the front of the vest
- 2 CREE LED bulbs
- 40 lumes
- 40 hours of battery life from 3 AAA batteries
- 1 year warranty
The Noxgear Tracer 360 is a lighting solution for runners who are looking to stay safe during their evening runs, light their way in the dark, and compete in long-distance obstacle racing. This product uses 2 CREE LED bulbs to provide runners visibility from a mile away. The vest is designed with a variety of thoughtful details that work to keep the runner safe and comfortable. Runners loved the lightweight feel of the vest and commented that it was so comfortable that they forgot they were wearing it. This vest creates a unique look and is the runner who likes to get noticed and try out new looks. It is the perfect all season companion that can be adjusted to fit over bulky clothes.