Cycling Electronics

Edelux II

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 […]

Edelux II

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 […]

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

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 […]


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 […]

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

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

Published on Sep 2, 2013 Previous E-Bike video… Next E-Bike video… schematic of my bicycle battery… here’s a video showing how i made half of my new battery. the battery pack i built is 24v 35ah and […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 Zukowski

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 […]