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Old 11-13-17, 11:20 PM
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Originally Posted by chrisx View Post
What did they think of your power bank at the airport?
As long as it is in your carry on, should not be a problem
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Old 11-14-17, 02:26 AM
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Sometimes leaving devices plugged in is not the best solution.

On the last trip I spent nearly all my time between two Federal Parks wherein the campgrounds only had outlets in the bathrooms. I did not want to have to either sit in a bathroom for several hours while my phone or battery charged or feel uncomfortable wondering if someone was walking off with it while I left it unattended. It also assumes no other campers will have the same idea and be vying for the outlet. In the Tim Hortons and Starbucks (which were quite busy in town) all available outlets were always in use. Same with the laundromat. Apparently, every other tourist wants to charge devices or use laptops too.

I did not want to have to plan parts of my day searching for locales and waiting while devices charged. I could use my panel at my campsite or on the bike so my power generation was a part of my otherwise routine. It would be different of course if one were using motels/hotels, hostels, B&B's etc... where plugging in is more secure and predictable.

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Originally Posted by chrisx View Post
When ,no if you sober up, tell us how to keep an e bike charged on tour. We are all getting older and may need one sooner than later.
Search Adventure Cycling's forum. A few years ago a member posted about this. Her partner with lung problems from years of smoking did a tour with an e assist bike. She did write about how much power the bike used and how they kept it charged. IIRC, the poster's name was YumaDonS.
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If you mean TSA security, there should be no problem as long as it is less than 100 watt hour capacity. Watt hour capacity should be printed on the battery. My 26,000 mah battery is rated at 97.5 watt hours and I had no trouble bringing it with me as carry on item
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