eBent Recumbent Cycling

A Bent Look at Self Contained Touring

Wind Powered IPod and Cellphone Charger

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When traveling self contained  keeping your cellphone and iPod charged is always a problem. My problem has gotten worse this year since I stopped reading anything but electronic books.  The nice thing about electronic books is that you can carry as many as you want and they are still smaller and lighter than a paperback book. You can also read them at night in your tent without a flashlight. The bad news is I need to recharge my iPod Touch frequently.

My son suggested I get a solar charger. But I found on the solar site and even more interesting way to charge your cellphone or iPod while cycling … a mini  wind turbine. They even have a bicycle mount.

The claim is that an hour of cycling is enough to charge the 1200 mAh battery that then charges your cell phone or iPod. I plan to try it out this summer and will update you on how well it works. Check out for your self at Sundance Solar.

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Written by Roland

July 14, 2009 at 8:54 am

Posted in Camping, Equipment, lights

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  1. 🙂 🙂 Hi.. Thanks for share.

    Linkuserpro.Info

    November 24, 2009 at 11:40 am

  2. nice to share

    iPod store

    March 2, 2010 at 12:54 am


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