Best Flashlight to hold in Hand while Riding for 2022

If you are riding a bike, motorbike, skateboard, or any others devices flashlights can be quite handy when in the darker environment to illuminate the path and ride efficiently.

Here are some recommendations for flashlights that are suitable for riding.

List of best flashlights to hold in hand while riding:

  1. ThruNite Catapult V6 Rechargeable
  2. Sofirn SP31 v2.0
  3. ThruNite TC20
  4. (Upgraded) RovyVon Aurora A3 (Gun Grey)

1. ThruNite Catapult V6 Rechargeable

ThruNite is a great flashlight brand and their Catapult V6 is also amazing. With a solid design, it is easy to handle with one hand. Due to the Aluminium body base, it is strong and sturdy.

This flashlight brightness this flashlight is 1700 lumens which are great for normal usage and can reach up to 750 meters.

Also, due to an IPX-8 rating, this product can survive in various tough weather conditions.

This flashlight from Thrunite has 6 light modes and can easily be changed from only one button on the flashlight at thumb reach making it easy while riding and these modes range from Firefly, Low, Medium, High, Turbo to Strobe.

The battery on this flashlight is good too because it requires a 1*26650 battery which comes included with the flashlight and for charging this has a built-in USB 2A for charging port.

Features List:

  • 6 light modes: Firefly,Low, Medium, High, Turbo and Strobe
  • Requires one 26650 recharge-able battery
  • 1700 lumen at maximum output
  • Aluminium body used for base structure.
  • Compact and strong
  • IPX-8 rating
  • USB 2A charging


  • Overall great


  • None in my opinion.

2. Sofirn SP31 v2.0

While riding a compact flashlight is very comfortable to hold and with comfort, the strong flashlight is a must in case of unfortunate events for this standard in mind this flashlight from Sorfin SP31 v2.0 is a must-have because of its great compact design and its strong sturdy body structure made from Aluminium.

For rainy weather and unknown circumstances, the flashlight must be strong and reliable enough to withstand these conditions so having that in mind this flashlight features an IP rating of IPX-8 rating to ensure reliability.

And to have a brighter output this flashlight also provides lumen output reaching up to 1200 lumens at maximum capacity.

Also for a variety of light outputs, this features a total of 5 light modes from Eco, Low, Mid, High, Turbo, and hidden strobe and also SOS for emergency situations.

Due to the compact design, the required battery is 1*18650 and should be enough for day-to-day usage.

Seeing all these features makes this one of the best-valued flashlights for me.

Features List:

  • 1*18650 rechargeable battery
  • 1200 lumen at maximum output
  • Aluminium body structure
  • Small and compact design
  • Features 5 light modes for variable output
  • IPX-8 rating


  • Amazing budget and value
  • Bright
  • IPX-8 rating
  • Compact and light weight


  • Hardly any at the given price point.

3. ThruNite TC20

ThruNite TC20 is also a great product from the Thrunite brand and has a great quality built design made from Aluminium which provides strength and light-weightiness.

This flashlight provides adjustable light modes which range from 0.5 to 3800 lumens that are above average brightness.

It’s compact and measures as close to 5 inches in length making it very compact to carry around.

There is no mention of IP certification found but ThruNite claims this flashlight model to be water-resistant.

For battery 1*26650 cell is required and also features a built-in USB 2A charging port for easy charging portability.

Features List:

  • Compact (Almost 5 inches in length size)
  • 0.5 to 3800 adjustable lumen
  • Body made from Aluminium
  • 1*26650 battery cell required.


  • Good value
  • 3800 Lumens output and is adjustable


  • No IP certification mentioned and found.
  • A little pricey.

4. (Upgraded) RovyVon Aurora A3 (Gun Grey)

This key-chain flashlight RovyVon Aurora is also a great addition to our recommendations. This compact flashlight gives an output of 650 lumens at maximum brightness and 22 lumens at lowest brightness.

The size of this flashlight is almost 2.2 inches in length and is lightweight due to its Aluminium body.

The design is simple and has an IP65 rating making it water-resistant but try not to submerge into the water for a long period of time.

For battery and charging this flashlight also provides a Micro USB that makes it easy to charge the lithium-ion battery (which is included with the flashlight package). Overall highly recommended.

Features List:

  • Aluminum body
  • Compact and lightweight.
  • Around 2.2 inches size in length
  • IP65 rating
  • Micro USB charging port for portability
  • 4 light modes
  • 1x Lithium-ion battery required (260mAh)