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Old 03-18-2012, 07:28 AM
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Debkirk Debkirk is offline
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This is among the most interesting threads I have seen. Out in the sticks, we still like to have some way of charging bike lights, phones, iPods, and what have you. Most of my searches have revealed that the crank chargers do not work that well and solar chargers rely on bright sunlight and take time. The need seems to be for a pedal driven charger with a USB or car charger plug. The person who develops a reliable "charge while you ride" charger for small electronics can spend all his time riding from that point forward because he surely will not have to work.
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