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Visiblity Tests: Headlights w/ Tinted Zzipper Front Fairing

Visiblity Tests: Headlights w/ Tinted Zzipper Front Fairing

Background Reading Headlights by Wilfried Schmidt (BeezodogsPlace) Choosing Your Headlight (BeezodogsPlace) New Lights! (BeezodogsPlace) Summary Karl Abbe asked if we could provide a bit of information regarding the efficacy of using a tinted front Zzipper fairing on a bike that was fitted with an eDelux II headlight driven by a SON hub generator. Having used a fairing since […]

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Headlights by Wilfried Schmidt

Headlights by Wilfried Schmidt

Source: Peter White Cycles New for 2014, the Edelux II   Wilfried Schmidt Maschinenbau of Tübingen, Germany makes several headlights for 6 volt dynamo systems. Their latest is the Edelux II which produces the brightest beam available at 90 lux at 15 kph, the German standard for lux measurement. The beam is shaped much like a […]

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Sync Google Calendar with your iOS device

Sync Google Calendar with your iOS device

Source: Calendar Help CalDAV is an internet standard that’s used to sync Google Calendar with your Apple iOS devices (including iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch) and iCal.  Listen to instructions while you follow along Don’t worry about memorizing instructions – have them read to you while you’re syncing your device. Listen Now Sync with your device […]

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Garmin Dash Cam™ 20

Garmin Dash Cam™ 20

Source: Garmin Part Number: 010-01311-00 $249.99 USD Processing time is 1–3 business days. Gallery Overview Reliable, Easy-to-use HD Driving Recorder with GPS HD GPS standalone driving recorder with 2.3-inch LCD display Snapshot feature allows you to take still images, even remove from vehicle to capture collision damage Integrated microphone records the sounds inside your vehicle Incident Detection […]

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Michael Schumacher skiing crash: did helmet camera cause head injuries?

Michael Schumacher skiing crash: did helmet camera cause head injuries?

By Alexandra Williams, Geneva1 2:01AM GMT 16 Feb 2014 Source: Telegraph Almost two months after a skiing accident caused him to be put into a medically-induced coma, Michael Schumacher‘s friends are still at a loss to explain the life-changing consequences of the seemingly-innocuous accident. Schumacher, an experienced skier, was travelling at a moderate speed when he […]

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Winter Biking: 9 Things You Need To Know

Winter Biking: 9 Things You Need To Know

Uploaded on Nov 14, 2011 Bicycle enthusiasts Ken Walker and Bob Gong share their top winter bike commuting tips in a video produced by the Highway 50 Corridor Transportation Management Association in Sacramento, CA. (Nov, 2011) (www.50Corridor.com)

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Bike bullies: Turn off those blinking lights!

Bike bullies: Turn off those blinking lights!

By Eric Scigliano November 25, 2013 Source: Crosscut Lifesavers or blinding menace? High-powered flashing bike lights are illegal, but no one seems to care. The scariest thing about biking at night in Seattle isn’t the cellphone-jabbering SUV drivers or the bone-crunching potholes. It isn’t the slick mats of rain-sodden leaves waiting to turn unwary riders into […]

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Choosing Your Headlight

Choosing Your Headlight

Posted on November 25, 2013 Source: Off The Beaten Path We just got our first shipment of the new Schmidt Edelux II headlights. The Edelux II and the B&M IQ Cyo Premium really have moved the goalposts in headlight design. Their wide, even beams make night riding at any speed even more pleasant. At the same time, […]

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New Lights!

New Lights!

Posted on November 11, 2013 Source: Off the Beaten Path It’s not often that we get excited about new technology around here. Whether it’s 11-speed cassettes or 31.8 mm-diameter handlebars, we often fail to see the need to improve upon what works perfectly well. So when Busch & Müller announced new LED headlights, we wondered […]

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DIY: 48v 35ah lithium ion 18650 e-bike battery pack

DIY: 48v 35ah lithium ion 18650 e-bike battery pack

Published on Sep 2, 2013 Previous E-Bike video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1J8t7V… Next E-Bike video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e_gj4… schematic of my bicycle battery http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/a… here’s a video showing how i made half of my new battery. the battery pack i built is 24v 35ah and i will built a second one to run with it. its just building two would […]

By Saturday, December 7, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Egg’clectic Breakfast Menu Testing Ride

Egg’clectic Breakfast Menu Testing Ride

Summary So the agenda for today was to grab some breakfast at Egg’clectic which is in the former location of Egg Harbor and most importantly to try out Connie’s iPod and JBL traveling speaker combination using BlueTooth. The food was as great as we remembered and we saw a few faces we knew from a […]

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Garmin VIRB Demonstrations

Garmin VIRB Demonstrations

Summary Visit the VIRB website area.

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Bicycle Speaker Review

Bicycle Speaker Review

WRITTEN BY: MARC NUSSBAUM – APRIL 11, 2013 Source: Bicycle Music For pdf printable copy: Bicycle Speaker Review Bicycle Speaker Review:  What’s New for iPhones, Androids, iPods and Other MP3 Players  Today there are many clever ways to add music to your bicycle, with offerings at various levels of sound quality, convenience and price. Most speaker […]

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Jam-Pac Bicycle Speakers in Action

Jam-Pac Bicycle Speakers in Action

Uploaded on Sep 11, 2011 Audible Rush Jam-Pac Bicycle Speaker Demo

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Luxos IQ2 U Review – Initial Impressions

Luxos IQ2 U Review – Initial Impressions

Background Reading NEW – Busch & Muller Luxos Front Light (YACF) Summary Luxos IQ2 U Review – Initial Impressions Summary: Great beam pattern – broad without too much of a hotspot. Good visibility from the sides too. The battery powered standlight is excellent – capable of full floodlighting for 10 minutes or so at a standstill. Style […]

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GoPro Hero3 Black Edition review: taking action cam quality to the next level

GoPro Hero3 Black Edition review: taking action cam quality to the next level

By Michael Gorman posted Jan 4th, 2013 at 2:00 PM Source: engadget GoPro’s lineup of mount-anywhere cameras has been dazzling extreme sports enthusiasts for years. The original HD Hero first delivered stills and wide-angle HD video in 2009, and those capabilities improved with a higher-res sensor, faster burst mode and a wider field of view in the Hero2. […]

By Tuesday, January 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Meet the “Orp” a new bike horn (and light) created in Portland

Meet the “Orp” a new bike horn (and light) created in Portland

Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on December 13th, 2012 Source: BikePortland Many people ride with bike bells; but the truth is, in the midst of traffic they are not nearly loud enough to be heard inside the cabin of a car or truck. That’s a problem that Toren Orzeck of Fuse, a product design firm located […]

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How bikes are becoming more like cars

How bikes are becoming more like cars

Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on December 5th, 2012 Source: BikePortland It occurred to me today that, when it comes to accessories and their presence on the road, bikes are slowly but surely becoming more and more like cars. Consider this: Not only are more and more cities dedicated increased roadway space to bicycles; but […]

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See the light: An intro to LED technology

See the light: An intro to LED technology

By Karl Rosengarth and Karen Brooks Thu, 10/18/2012 Source: Bicycle Times Magazine You may have noticed that the world of bicycle lights has quickly become dominated by LED technology. These little wonders are different from regular incandescent light bulbs, and superior in many ways, but there were some challenges to making them work for bike […]

By Tuesday, November 27, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Dynamo Lights Mean No More Batteries

Dynamo Lights Mean No More Batteries

From Dave Lloyd, guest contributor Source: Bicycling-About Investment in an Internal Hub Generator Means Long-Term Payoff, Convenience Lots of us here subscribe to the get on and ride philosophy of bicycling. In other words, it should be just as simple to ride your bike to the store as it is to hop in a car and […]

By Tuesday, October 30, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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