Charge any device as you ride- $129

Roadrider48

Voice of the people
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I think that is actually a good idea. Discreet too!
 

Globalti

Legendary Member
Okay in a dry, warm place I guess but in the wet and grit of the UK? I doubt it. Anyway why meachanical when solar is the way forward - I'd be interested in anything that charged my phone on multi-day trips. We tried a cheapo Chinese solar charger on C2C but it was garbage and didn't even work at home in the garden.

The GPS-powered direction thingy above looks as if it would sell well in Lakeland, which is a shop full of solutions looking for a problem.
 

gazza_d

Well-Known Member
Buy a Shimano hub dynamo. Either ready built into a wheel or to build in yourself. They can be had from as little as £25 from ebay or the likes of Rose bikes. I bought a ready built one with a basic but functional rim for under £40

Front headlights are also available with usb charging capability, or something like a Biologic module. Weather proof and reliable. Perfect for commuting and touring.
 
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