dynamo

  1. Lovacott

    Just bought a Nean front and rear light set along with a bottle dynamo. No cable?

    Hi all, Just bought a Nean front and rear light and although there is cable to connect the Dynamo to the front light, there is no cable supplied to run from the front (master) light to the rear (slave) light? Both front and rear lights have two spades each which are supposed to couple them up...
  2. Soltydog

    Dynamo cable routing

    I'm currently in the process of building/modifying a winter bike which I will transfer my dynamo lighting set up onto, however I would like to tidy the cables up on the new build. I currently have the cable wrapped around the fork, but I'm wanting a neater looking set up. I thinking of using...
  3. C

    Tyres to use with Brompton bottle dynamo?

    Howdo, Just looking at a new set of tyres for a late-2005 P6R-X with olde worlde bottle dynamo driven off the rear tyre. Brilliant Bikes helpfully note in their listing for Schwalbe Marathon Plus 16 x 1.35 that they are not suitable for use with the bottle dyno. Therefore could anyone...
  4. jeffoi

    Dynamo lights on qnt

    Hi, all. I have an ice QNT circa 2007. I've always used dynamo hub and lights in my past bikes and was wondering if it's possible to do the same on my QNT. I have drum brakes on the front, and would like to keep them, really. Searching the net tells me that there are no rear hub dynamos...
  5. T

    Prime Audax 650B Alloy Dynamo Wheelset

    Prime Audax 650B Alloy Dynamo Wheelset Anyone got a pair? Currently £249.99 online at Wiggle and CRC (with another £10 off if a BC Member). Just wondering if I should give them a go, but I can't find any reviews https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/prime-audax-650b-alloy-dynamo-wheelset/rp-prod187137
  6. G

    For Sale-Wheels, Front, Rear & Dynamo-All now sold

    Following the demise of my Kinesis bike I have the wheels from it for sale due to my new bike being thru axle, Front DT Swiss R460 32H Rim with Shimano DH-3D37 Centre lock Dynamo hub, Michelin Lithion tyre 700x25c,TRP 160MM Rotor. Hand Built by Willy Bain in Glasgow, approx 1 year old. £80...
  7. PeteXXX

    Dunwich Dynamo 2020

    Dunwich Dynamo 2020 July 4th. Do we think it will be on, or cancelled this year, or will some just ride it anyway? 🤔
  8. N

    Move a dynamo hup to another wheel. Cost?

    How much would it cost as I want to keep my rigida supersonic rims. I use them off road every day. The rim is as true today as it was 10 years ago. Magnificent rim. I would probably need want to want to put the original hub into the wheel it has been taken out of. Or should I just by a cheapo...
  9. Andy in Germany

    Servicing a Shimano hub dynamo

    I've noticed a very slight wobble on the front wheel of my touring bike, which appears to be due to the bearings on the Dynamo. Has anyone ever tried to deal with such a problem, and where would you start? I have been looking for tips online but videos seem to focus on servicing the dynamo...
  10. citybabe

    Rear Dynamo light not turning off

    I have a set of Busch & Miller dynamo lights on a new Genesis Tour de Fer touring bike. Only been out on the bike once so far with the lights on and the rear light didn’t turn off when I switched the front off which then drained the power I’m new to dynamo lights so is this the norm or do I...
  11. ren531

    2.4w dynamo hubs

    Anyone know if a dynamo hub with an output of 2.4w can power a decent set of front and rear lights or are they just suitable for front light only and would need a hub with an output of 3w to properly power front and rear lights .
  12. Milkfloat

    Dynamo setup questions.

    I figured it is getting close to the right time of year for all the lighting questions, so I would start one off. I am finally going to move over to an inexpensive dynamo setup, although I might run some battery lights as well when I go out into the countryside. My main use is daily commuting...
  13. middleagecyclist

    *SOLD* Busch & Muller Toplight Brake Plus rear dynamo light

    Rear dyno light from Busch & Muller. 50mm bolt spacing for rack fitting. Excellent condition. £15.00 plus £3.00 p&p. Now up for auction on eBay.
  14. Birdie

    Dynamo help please!

    Hi all, I need to pick your brains please! I am a casual, fair weather, short distance rider with a 1960's Raleigh. I decided my bike would look more authentic with a dynamo lights set. Having been outbid on Miller sets, I ended up with a Pifco set, not great condition but hey. Anyway, I know...
  15. Vantage

    26" Dynamo Wheelset SOLD

    Now down to £50 plus shipping. 36 spoked Sputnik rims laced to a DH-T780-1N XT putting out 6v 1.5w and an LX rear hub. Spa built. According to my iwanson guage, there's just over 1.5mm on the braking surface at the centre. There's some curvature on them. Both wheels run perfectly true. 2500...
  16. Birdie

    Which dynamo !

    Hi all! :hello: I just bid on ebay for a used Miller dynamo lights set for my 60's Raleigh because it looked like one I saw on this Raleigh Rapier which is similar to my bike, but didn't win it! Just wondering if anyone knows for sure what make would've been used on 60's Raleigh's. This...
  17. D

    26" Dynamo Wheelset

    Having another clear out of kit... All items collected from SW London or posted at cost 1 - 26" Dynamo Wheelset - £310 DT Swiss 553D 26" Disc Rims SP-PD8x - 12mm Thru Axle Dynamo Front Hub Shimano RS505 Qr Rear Hub Schwalbe Marathon Supreme 42c Tyres This wheelset is barely used (hence the...
  18. RoubaixCube

    Dunwich Dynamo 2019

    Its nearing that time of year again where a few thousand of take off from the streets of hackney and embark on a long pilgrimage through the dark countryside in the dead of night, right to the coast. Dates to mark in your calendars if you haven't already done so is the 13th and 14th of July...
  19. ren531

    Anyone used Dynamo hubs

    I plan to do a full service on my winter bike over the summer a Islabike Beinn 29 ,I am thinking of getting a hub dynamo for it ,does anyone have any thoughts or experience with modern hub dynos ,what sort of drag effect do they have when in use or when off, is the weight penalty noticeable...
  20. ren531

    Vintage dynamo restoration

    I have been stripping and cleaning the dynamo lights my Raleigh Lenton came with going to paint them and refitt them, i need to find a new glass lens for the head light, the only thing i can think of is to cut one out of perspex, the back light is a battery powered one called starlight with a3...
  21. HeebyGeeby

    Dynamo hub and wheel build

    I want to add a dynamo to the front wheel of my Ribble CGR bike. Currently the wheels I have are Mavic AllRoad, 24 spoke. Rather than rebuilding my wheel, I am considering buying a new Mavic rim (£25) with 32 spoke holes to match up with a 32 spoke Shimano DH-UR705 dynamo hub (£100) and having...
  22. Low Gear Guy

    Waterproof seal for dynamo connector

    What is the CC view on protecting a dynamo connector against water ingress. There is a small gap where the wire enters the top of the connector. Is sealing this with PVC tape sufficient or should I try some form of adhesive? Or am I paranoid about water damage? This is an SP connector but I...
  23. Denis99

    Son Schmidt 28 dynamo, Edelux 2 front light,H track,Supernova Plug 3 all now sold

    All in excellent condition. At present the Son Schmidt dynamo hub is still a complete wheel. I am having some new wheels built up next week, will dismantle the hub from the rim at that point. £110 posted , 36 hole hub. In the unlikely event that someone wants the wheel built up as it is, it...
  24. mattsr

    Disconnecting a Son 28 hub dynamo to remove the wheel

    Hi I've got a Son 28 disc front hub dynamo on my new bike and have a puncture on the front tyre. I can see a double pronged connector which I obviously need to unplug but try as I might I can't seem to get it off. I'm just a bit nervous about breaking something. Does it just need a really good...
  25. D

    SOLD

    Selling my spare set of Dynamo Wheels and a brand new IQX Light as I've realised I don't really need two sets and these are being unused. Wheels are just over a year old and cost £462 new They are Pacenti SL25 disc rims built onto a SP PD-8X front dynamo hub and a Novatec D772 rear The dynamo...
  26. cisamcgu

    Charging/Running a garmin from the Brompton hub dynamo

    I have a Brompton with the Shimano hub dynamo. Is there any way to use it to charge phones/garmins on the road ? Some way of connecting to the output ? I have had a google search but I am not 100% I know what to look for. Thanks Andrew
  27. confusedcyclist

    Soldering dynamo wiring to LED lights?

    After 3 years of reliable service, the exposed wiring that leads from my front dynamo lamp to the rear (B+M Secula) LED light became brittle and snapped in two. The exposed wiring is really thin copper, I'm surprised it lasted as long as it did! Road vibrations have killed it at last. I had to...
  28. JhnBssll

    Installing a dynamo hub & lights on the Charge Plug commuter

    I've been looking at dynamo powered lights for a while and yesterday I finally ordered some bits. I'm a pretty competent mechanic but having never fitted a dynamo before I thought I'd run through my plans to see if I'm about to do anything dim or make my life harder than it need be :okay: With...
  29. Bad Machine

    Dynohub for my Delta

    For some time I've thought it'd be good to have dynamo-powered lights on both trikes. Yesterday I completed the first of several wheel-builds that've been in the planning. And I'm a little disappointed; not with the end result of day one - no, the built-up wheel looks fine - but with how long it...
  30. 8mph

    Quoted £250 for front wheel - XT Dynamo on Mavic A719 rim

    Hi all, I asked the LBS for a quote for a new 700c front wheel with Mavic A719 rim and Shimano XT Dynamo hub, they said £250. I've checked SJS cycles and they only have the Disk option ( bike has rim brakes ). I've checked Rose bicycles and SPA cycles (who do the XT dynamo but only on a Sputnik...
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