Need a summer project? This pedal powered phone charger would be great for long rides and day trips with your bike. You could just hop on your bike and go without having to wait for your phone to recharge at home!


We found this one on Make Magazine‘s blog. It seems simple enough and has a detailed list of parts and where to find them.

More pictures after the break.

The post says that you can find most of your parts at your local Radio Shack and a hardware store. If you have some soldering experience this should be pretty easy.

Assembling the circuit:



Picture of the generator attached to the back wheel.

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