REVIEW – Reelights are Battery Free

I needed some lights for my now beltless Trek Soho DLX, so I turned to a review by Take The Lane’s Bill Bean where he was bragging about some batteryless lights he picked up at a bike conference. I decided to take his advice and ordered a set of Reelight’s SL600s. The lights are based on the electrodynamic induction principle, and work when two spoke mounted magnets pass some cooper wire. The light flashes every time the magnet passes, so two flashes per rotation. The SL600 has a built-in capacitor so the lights stay flashing for a while when you’re … Continue reading REVIEW – Reelights are Battery Free