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Customizing My Bike with Dynamo Lights

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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Van der Schaft tweewielers in Uithoorn
Van der Schaft tweewielers in Uithoorn
The head light is fitted on my front brake calliper - to keep my handle bar free for some future bike packing adventures
The head light is fitted on my front brake calliper - to keep my handle bar free for some future bike packing adventures
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
Hooray! I pulled it through!
Hooray! I pulled it through!
Both lights working - the result
Both lights working - the result
Taking the upgrade bike for a spin at former Dutch Air Force base Soesterberg
Taking the upgrade bike for a spin at former Dutch Air Force base Soesterberg

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