How to install a dynamo powered Bicycle light.

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As any biker knows if you're riding at night a light is a must!
in the tutorial I will show you how to install the a dynamo powered bicycle light 
this light is perfect for the person who likes the vintage look but also likes a really bright light.

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Step 1: Things you will need.

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This is a materials list of the things i used to install the light 

Step 2: Step 1 Test the lights

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This step is optional but I find its good to know that the bulbs are good.

just connect one end of the wire to the contact and touch it to the battery terminal then touch the bracket of the light to the other terminal.  

Step 3: Installing the headlight

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Take the headlight and attach the mounting bracket to it with a nut and bolt and then attach it to the forks (see photo).

Step 4: The tail light

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First wire the tail light [see photo] and then attach it to the Fender/rack mount.

Step 5: The wires

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Attach the wires to the headlight terminal first making sure to leave enough slack to be able to turn fully left and right.Then run the wires towards the dynamo and attach them frame using zip ties and do the same for the tail light and trim off the excess zip tie.

Step 6: The dynamo

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First attach the dynamo to the mounting bracket [see photo] and the attach the dynamo to the seat post using the other half of the bracket and two bolts and nuts be sure to press the contact wheel firmly against the wheel to insure good traction.

Step 7: Final step

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simply attach the end of the wires to there matching terminals H=headlight T= tail light and you are done! 

Stay safe And happy riding and if you enjoyed the instructable  please vote for me in the bike contest. 
Thank you

3366carlos8 months ago


cmartinez248 months ago
Great instructable! Where can I get a bracket for the headlight?
mmoore382 years ago
Great instructable, really helped me !