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From Battery Hassles to Steady Beams

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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Picking up my custom made road wheel in Uithoorn
Picking up my custom made road wheel in Uithoorn
Van der Schaft tweewielers in Uithoorn
Van der Schaft tweewielers in Uithoorn
Both lights working - the result
Both lights working - the result
The resulting shrink wrapped connection is both functional and durable
The resulting shrink wrapped connection is both functional and durable
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
The beam is amazing - it just works, really well!
The beam is amazing - it just works, really well!

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