CYCLIQ FLY 12 Sport 4K Cycling Camera/Light Review

The third generation Fly 12 camera/light combination unit from Cycliq comes with a step-up in video performance and a significant weight reduction from the previous models. This video covers all the details, the good and not-so-good, of using this Fly 12 Sport for a few weeks.

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Shane Miller

6 thoughts on “CYCLIQ FLY 12 Sport 4K Cycling Camera/Light Review

  1. Thanks for the great test, unfortunately I’m still unsure what’s best for me, primarily I only want to record dangerous situations, I don’t need a light.
    So a GoPro with Garmin mount is probably the best choice or?
    So the software of GoPro is probably much more mature?

    1. Depends on the battery life you require. Check the battery life on go pros – it didn’t used to be great

      1. I’ve dealt with GoPro a bit and have now seen that the battery performance is unfortunately very low, so it is not an option for me.

        Garmin Varia RCT715 isn’t really a solution either, on the one hand poorer image quality and on the other hand it would be good if Garmin release a Varia™ UT800 with a camera, like the same as Fly12 + Fly6

        So the old Fly12 have ANT+ support and the new one not?

  2. Can’t believe it has the same bracket as the fly 12 CE – my ce snapped after a couple of weeks use.

    For that poor bracket makes this a non starter for me.

  3. I purchased the Fly12 Sport as an upgrade to my Fly12 CE. The rubber covering the buttons on the CE deteriorated and came away so the inner bits were exposed and did have some moisture ingress. The other issue was that the CE battery life was around 3 hours maximum, not good for a 4+ hour ride. The CE was 2 years old. My first impression of the Fly12 Sport was exceedingly positive. After a 3 hour ride the battery indicator should 75% capacity remaining. After my second ride (around 3 hours) I decided to not re-charge the unit and do a ride duration test. The problem was that the battery indicator was showing 50% battery remaining when the red light battery low indicator started flashing which means the battery indicator in the rear display panel is next to useless. I believe I am getting around 5 hours run time from the camera with the front light on the single flash setting which is OK but will probably worsen over the battery life. A better product than the CE but unfortunately not brilliant.

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