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Bike Tire Valve Lights Answered

Anyone know how to build a Bike Tire Valve Light? The ones in stores strobe, waterproof, and only activate during movement. Thanks

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caitlinsdad (author)2008-08-19

You can look up all the mini LED designs on the site for the blinkers and light color changes and mod some kind of switch that is activated by throwing the contact on when the wheel spins. Maybe a metal bb pellet in a tube that is separated by a thin layer of foam or cloth. The wheel spinning causes it to make contact closing the cut circuit trace.

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kmurray24 (author)caitlinsdad2008-08-19

Thanks for the ideas. I'm not a maker, but would like to be. I'm hoping some industrious soul would reach out to this community and submit a make on this for all of us to enjoy... Thanks

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