Frequently Asked Questions

What is Glimmer Gear®?

Glimmer Gear® is a manufacturer of state-of-the-art sports apparel equipped with built-in custom LEDs (light emitting diodes), which allow the wearer to be easily visible when training or exercising outdoors at night.

Are you the manufacturer?

Yes, you are buying directly from us and we are the manufacturer.

How is it powered?

Our cycling jerseys and arm wear are powered with (2) 3V batteries (included). We recommend that you choose good quality batteries from a trusted and reliable brand. We recommend CR2032 batteries (this info. will be displayed on the batteries). Rechargeable batteries are more economical and reduce toxic materials that are sent to landfills.

Where is the battery stored on the apparel?

The battery is stored in a battery pocket, which is sewn in to all of our products and garments.

How far can these lights be seen?

The lights are visible from a distance of 500 meters (approximately ¼ of a mile).

Do these lights flash?

No, the lights currently sold with the jersey do not flash. However, you can purchase flashing LED strips on this website soon.

Can I use this product in the rain?

Yes, the LEDs are concealed in a protective coating that protects them from the elements. However, the LEDs should NEVER be submerged in water.

Can I buy different color LEDs?

At this time all of our LEDs are available in red and white.

Is this product safe to be worn?

Yes, when used properly and as directed Glimmer Gear ® products are completely safe. The LEDs are non-heat emitting, water-proof and cool to the touch.

How do I wash and dry the jersey?

To extend the life of your jersey, the jersey should be hand washed with a mild soap and hung dry. Do not iron.

How long does a non-rechargeable battery last?

Depending on the brand, a non-rechargeable battery can last for approximately 50+ hours of continuous use.

How long does a rechargeable battery last?

We do not offer rechargeable batteries.

What is the life time of the LED?

The LED will last for approximately 50,000 hours (approximately 5 years).

Are the LEDs covered under warranty?

Yes. Our warranty policy covers the LEDs for 1-year from date of receipt. Visit our Warranty Info. page to read our complete warranty policy.

What is your return policy?

If you are unsatisfied with any of our products for any reason you can return it to us for a full refund within 30 days of receipt. The product MUST be unused, in its original packaging, and have the tags still attached to the product in order to receive a refund. Visit our Refund Policy page to read our complete refund policy.

How do I get replacement lights?

Click on our Replacement LEDs page to purchase additional LED strips.

Is Glimmer Gear® available in stores?

At this time, Glimmer Gear® is only sold exclusively online and only on our website. Since we are the manufacturer, you can rest assured that you are getting the best quality and customer service.