Solar Charger 20000mAh YOESOID Portable Outdoor Waterproof Solar Power Bank Camping External Battery Packs with Dual USB Output 2 Led Light Flashlight Compatible Most Smart Phones and Tablets(Blue)View on Amazon
Solar Charger 26800mAh, Riapow Solar Power Bank 4 Outputs USB C Quick Charge Qi Wireless Portable Charger with LED Flashlight for iPhone, Tablet, Samsung and Outdoor CampingView on Amazon
SOARAISE Solar Charger 26800mAh, Portable Solar Power Bank with 60 Bright LEDs and 3 USB Outputs, Quick Charging Solar Phone Charger Battery for iPhone Samsung Camping and OutdoorView on Amazon
NOCO Boost Plus GB40 1000 Amp 12-Volt UltraSafe Portable Lithium Jump Starter Box, Car Battery Booster Pack, And Heavy Duty Jumper Cables For Up To 6-Liter Gasoline And 3-Liter Diesel EnginesView on Amazon
Solar Power Bank 26800mAh, Riapow Wireless Portable Charger Fast Charge 3.0A Solar Charger External Battery with 4 Outputs & LED Flashlight Phone Chargers for Phone, Tablet and Camping OutdoorsView on Amazon
POWISER 10W Solar Battery Charger 12V Solar Powered Battery maintainer & Charger,Suitable for Automotive, Motorcycle, Boat, Marine, RV, Trailer, Powersports, Snowmobile, etc.(10W Poly)View on Amazon
Solar Charger 36000mAh, Solar Power Bank Qi Wireless Outdoor Waterproof Portable Solar Phone Charger with 3 Outputs & Dual Inputs & Led Flashlight for Emergency Power Supply Outdoors for iOS AndroidView on Amazon
Anker Solar Power Bank, PowerCore Solar 10000 Dual-Port Solar Charger with Flashlight, IP64 Splashproof, Dustproof for Camping/Outdoor Activities, Compatible with iPhone, Samsung Smartphones.View on Amazon
Solar Charger 25000mAh, Hiluckey Portable Power Bank with Dual USB Ports Waterproof Battery Charger for Smartphones and TabletsView on Amazon
Solar Charger 26800mAh, Solar Power Bank, Portable Charger Battery Pack with 3 Outputs and 2 Inputs Micro USB Type C Huge Capacity Backup Battery Compatible Smartphone, Tablet and More(Black+Green)View on Amazon
Last update on 2022-05-18 / Affiliate links / Images, Product Titles, and Product Highlights from Amazon Product Advertising API
Most riders opt for a solar panel kit or Fuse solar charger when riding. The bigger the panel, the faster your devices will charge and the large devices you will be able to charge.
The Fuse systems have a universal attachment system that lets you clip the charger onto your bike. In the ideal situation, you strap the female clips onto your panniers or another part of your bike and then clip in the male end of the clips and tighten the straps.
The kits come with corner mounts. Use your favorite webbing to secure the kits to your bike. We like the 4 foot extension cord with the kits as this lets you secure the battery inside your panniers. The panels and the connection between the panel and the extension cord are waterproof, but the battery is not.
The three biggest determinants to charge times are the weather (sunny/cloudy), shadows and angle of the panel. You cannot control the weather, but you can control the last two.
Shadows Try to get the panels as far away from your body and seat posts as possible. This will decrease the likelihood that you create a shadow that falls across the panel and decreases output.
Angle The best orientation for the panel is perpendicular to the sun. It depends on your route, time of year and geographic location, but you might want to set up your panels so that you can adjust them over the course of the day. Example: if you are pedaling due West across North Dakota, you would want to tilt them so that they point to the left (South) of the bike. When you stop for a break, make sure to adjust the panels for optimum charging.
From a strictly solar gathering perspective, trailers will typically outperform panniers as you will get fewer shadows on the panel which means more power production. But customers use both setups successfully. We also have seen a number of creative mounting solutions including this one mounted on an Xtracycle with a continuous GoPro recording system.