[Noisebridge-discuss] Bike lights workshop! Shine out into the night! This Friday

revphil revphil at gmail.com
Tue Apr 16 18:08:57 UTC 2013


On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 1:58 AM, Alexandra Glowaski
<alex.glowaski at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> • What about powering it with a hub generator?
> That'd be awesome. I'm definitely working to keep the model simple, so
> anybody can build a set in an hour or so. But I would love it if you or
> anyone else would like to teach more advanced hacks - ideally, we could get
> one per class.

Ever worked with Rock The Bike? They have been doing lots of pedal
powered light setups.

thanks for your answers!

rev


> On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 5:32 PM, revphil <revphil at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> YES! please have it again, as I will be in Davis showing BikeSmut at
>> that time. [shameless plug] if you know someone in Davis let em know,
>> its a really great show.
>>
>> So many questions
>> Does more voltage = shorter lifespan?
>> What about powering it with a hub generator?
>> What kind of impact can they endure?
>> Did having the cockpit illuminated mess up your night vision?
>> How hard is it to get off? Is it possible to put it back on?
>> Does making an adjustment to your handlebars mean scrapping and replacing?
>>
>> great write up and great plan! I will totally bring a friend and get
>> lit at NB then riding around to test them at 6 discreet parks!
>>
>> Thanks Alexandra!
>>
>> rev
>>
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>> On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 4:48 PM, Alexandra Glowaski
>> <alex.glowaski at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I'm tired of seeing world-class hackers riding around with no lights, or
>> > faint ones, or covered-up ones, like stupids. You guys are so
>> > magnificent,
>> > and you deserve a set of totally obnoxious lights, and also not to die
>> > because of such a silly little thing.
>> >
>> > Join me this Friday at the space! Bring your bike and build yourself a
>> > set
>> > of integrated, water-resistant, low-profile, crazy bright, fully custom,
>> > simple, durable, cheap bike lights
>> > (www.alexglow.com/anti-love-bike-lights/). I give you my personal
>> > guarantee
>> > that they won't be stolen: my wheels got jacked yesterday, and a set of
>> > pedals before, and the lights were totally intact.
>> > If you want them to blink, bring your own controller! I'mma try and work
>> > up
>> > a fun reactive circuit in advance, but the standard-issue kit will
>> > include
>> > only the materials for a static display. Which will look magnificent. I
>> > promise.
>> >
>> > Friday, April 19 @ 7pm
>> > Noisebridge Hackerspace
>> > $10-15 suggested donation for materials
>> >
>> > As proposed by the inimitable Mr. Sean Kolk, we shall perform a test run
>> > afterwards: a six-pack ride, wherein you bring a six-pack of whatever
>> > you
>> > want and we stop at six different parks. Feel free to join only for the
>> > beginning, or ride with us in solidarity if you already have lights you
>> > love. Let's celebrate!
>> >
>> > - Merlin
>> >
>> > p.s.: I plan to make this a recurring event. More live hackers! More
>> > hardware! More shiny!
>> >
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