Tag Archives: Velogical

Longer term with the Velogical Rim Dynamo

After I reviewed the Velogical Rim Dynamo, among others, I thought I would go back to my Shimano dynohub for future night riding.  However, one thing lead to another and I decided to give the Velogical unit a longer trial. … Continue reading

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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 7: Something Old is New Again: The Velogical Rim Dynamo

EDIT 8/29 8:15 AM  Edited to clarify the position of the dynamo in the second photograph. (quick edit–I forgot to properly title this Shocking Truth installment when I posted it.  That’s the only change). FULL DISCLOSURE When I decided to … Continue reading

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Sorry for the Delay!

I want to take a moment to apologize for the delay in posting the Velogical review.  I took on a few too many things this past month, and lawschoolissoover has suffered as a result.  It’s nearly complete at this point, … Continue reading

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The Shocking Truth, Part 3 (Introduction, Believe it or Not!)

I’m about to start publishing an impressionistic comparison of various dynamos. It seemed like a good idea to write a technical introduction, so…  A few days ago, I drafted two single-spaced pages of electrical theory. Then I realized just how … Continue reading

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The Shocking Truth

I have always believed that seeing things is important.  Here’s a photo of my bike from 1980+/-: See that white thing on the handlebars?  That’s a gen-u-ine bicycle headlight, vintage late ’70s, run off of two C-batteries, contained in the … Continue reading

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