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The Shocking Truth, Part 8: Penultimately Speaking

I say penultimately because everything is provisional. Lights are improving, and I expect dynamos/generators to improve as well.  It’s getting better all the time! But life is all about tradeoffs. Having eliminated (for most purposes) the bugaboo of generators slipping … Continue reading

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The Shocking Truth, Part 6: Rocking It Old School

Getting to the Bottom (Bracket) of Things All of the other units tested here are currently manufactured. But it has been a couple of years, as far as I know, since the last bottom bracket generators were sold in the … Continue reading

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The Shocking Truth, Part 5: Bottle Generators

“This battle with the bottle is nothing so novel.”–Elvis Costello  Elvis was right. There’s nothing really novel about bottle generators. They are so well-known that a non-cyclist will instantly know what one is, (thanks in part to the Simpsons), Nor … Continue reading

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