Cycling Electronics

standard Visiblity Tests: Headlights w/ Tinted Zzipper Front Fairing

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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 [...]

standard Headlights by Wilfried Schmidt

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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 [...]

standard Sync Google Calendar with your iOS device

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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 – [...]

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

It was seven weeks ago that Schumacher suffered his life-threatening accident while skiing with his son in the French resort Photo: EPAIt was seven weeks ago that Schumacher suffered his life-threatening accident while skiing with his son in the French resort Photo: EPA

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 [...]

standard Winter Biking: 9 Things You Need To Know

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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)

standard Bike bullies: Turn off those blinking lights!

SOME CYCLISTS LOAD UP ON LIGHTS LIKE SURVIVALISTS STOCKPILING GUNS. RJL20/FlickrSOME CYCLISTS LOAD UP ON LIGHTS LIKE SURVIVALISTS STOCKPILING GUNS. RJL20/Flickr

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 [...]

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

The E-Fox was born out of a need to bridge the gap between the bicycle and the car.The E-Fox was born out of a need to bridge the gap between the bicycle and the car.

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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

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

Portland-based industrial designer Toren Orzeck and his "Orp" bike horn/light.
(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)Portland-based industrial designer Toren Orzeck and his "Orp" bike horn/light. (Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

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 [...]

standard How bikes are becoming more like cars

A sound systems, plenty of storage space, high-powered lights... Who needs a truck?!
(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)A sound systems, plenty of storage space, high-powered lights... Who needs a truck?! (Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

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 [...]

standard Dynamo Lights Mean No More Batteries

Commuter cyclist Dave Lloyd uses a dynohub to power the headlight on his bike. "It's always there, and it's always on," he says.
Photo by © Carrie ZukowskiCommuter cyclist Dave Lloyd uses a dynohub to power the headlight on his bike. "It's always there, and it's always on," he says. Photo by © Carrie Zukowski

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 [...]