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Biking in the Dark

My Road Bike's Dynamo Light Transformation

Nov. 1, 2023 -

The darker days are here in the northern hemisphere, and so is the need for good lights on your bike. Although battery powered lights can do the job, you need to keep them charged. I wanted a light system on my road bike that just works. Read along for some light in the darkness!

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The Supernova M99 DY PRO is a dynamo-operated LED front light with high beam function and German road code approval
The Supernova M99 DY PRO is a dynamo-operated LED front light with high beam function and German road code approval
Temporarily soldering the actual cables to a copper guiding cable to enable pulling it through the bike frame
Temporarily soldering the actual cables to a copper guiding cable to enable pulling it through the bike frame
Picking up my custom made road wheel in Uithoorn
Picking up my custom made road wheel in Uithoorn
The tail light mounted to my seat post with its cable going inside the seat post
The tail light mounted to my seat post with its cable going inside the seat post
Testing the dynamo powered lights using some quickly connected loose wires - it works!
Testing the dynamo powered lights using some quickly connected loose wires - it works!
Using a tweezer I eventually succeeded in guiding the wire through the tiny holes in my front fork
Using a tweezer I eventually succeeded in guiding the wire through the tiny holes in my front fork

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