k2orbust said:A big moment, the solar mounting is complete and I took the bike out for a spin! The full plan is to mount two panels, but I'll ride it like this for a few days to get a feel on how the bike handles with all this new stuff bolted on.
Phasedout said:It appears as though the panels are likely to be damaged in a fall over, let alone a crash.
Another battery would be lighter, cheaper, lower, simpler, and far better protected.
marka-ee said:Did you ever measure how many real watts the panels can produce for charge ? .
marka-ee said:I envy the shade aspect!
Wondering if you can achieve a 'zero usage' speed where the solar provides just enough to go as fast as possible without using energy from battery.