Workshop #3: Build a bike-powered phone charger / by Wilder .is

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Next up, we'll be building bike-powered phone chargers using a tutorial from MAKEzine.com. We'll spend the first half of the day soldering various components, almost all of which can be found at Radio Shack, and then in the afternoon, our friends from Mello Velo will be back to put the finishing touches on a couple bikes from last week's bike repair workshop and then we'll attach the chargers to our newly repaired rescue-bikes and test them out!

Here's a video overview from MAKE:

And for those of you new to soldering, here's a good video showing you the basics, up-close: