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Originally Posted by v70cat View Post
Why go with a generator? Wouldn't rechargeable batteries be simpler, lighter and provide less drag?
not having to mess with batteries is simpler.
weight isn't much of an issue unless you are racing
drag on modern dyno-hubs isn't worth worrying over, unless you are racing
generator power is more Murphy-proof than battery power
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