Sometimes the necessary is necessary. We’d all love to have OSHA-approved, explosion-proof, self-filtering stainless steel parts washers. The rest of time we use half of a plastic jerry can with a liter of kerosene.
The journey from Egypt to Sudan had always been a demanding one. For decades the only route from Cairo to Khartoum was via an overpriced ferry on the Lake Nasser. The two governments recently made the wise decision to build an overland route minimizing boat time. Here’s a satellite photo of the civil engineering travesty that ensued:
I got tired of my phone always being dead when I commuted on the bike so I decided it was time to install a charging solution. I had installed a pigtail for charging/maintaining the bike’s battery so I decided to use the same connection.
I’m replacing the battery on my bike right now and while I’m waiting on the new one and the proper float charger to arrive, I wanted to try out this hack. As my momma always used to say, “probieren geht über Studieren.” Continue reading “Charging a Moto Battery with a UPS”