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Old 12-07-17, 04:53 PM
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Modern Vintage Light

Looking to add a bit of vintage look to my touring bike. Any comments on this light ? This is the style I'm looking for, so is there is a better model , please tell me. I would convert the lamp to LED. Thanks. KB


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Old 12-08-17, 07:46 AM
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I used to use a Jos block dynamo, a few decades ago. Very convenient!

I haven't used the Sanyo version, but they used to make a decent bottom bracket dynamo. Seems like their block dynamo should be okay too.

My only comment is that the Sanyo dynamo in your photo is designed to mount on the right fork blade. Generally speaking, the light is more commonly mounted on the side of oncoming traffic, which would be the left side when in the USA.

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Originally Posted by steelbikeguy View Post
I used to use a Jos block dynamo, a few decades ago. Very convenient!

I haven't used the Sanyo version, but they used to make a decent bottom bracket dynamo. Seems like their block dynamo should be okay too.

My only comment is that the Sanyo dynamo in your photo is designed to mount on the right fork blade. Generally speaking, the light is more commonly mounted on the side of oncoming traffic, which would be the left side when in the USA.

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(happily using a hub dynamo since the year 2000)
Thanks, I never noticed that, mounts on rightside . I dont think I can use it. I'll check out the jos block dyno . KB
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