Tout Terrain - Cinq5

The Plug III & Power Pack

The Plug is a device that converts the A.C. from your 6 volt, 3 watt hub or sidewall dynamo and converts it to D.C. So you can charge most devices that charge via a USB port such as a Garmin GPS or iPhone. Devices it can't charge are those that require 1 amp or more of current, such as the iPad and some phones. For example, the Galaxy S4 apparently ships with a charger that outputs 2 amps. No hub dynamo can produce that much power, so forget about charging the S4 from a bicycle dynamo. This is due to the limited output of bicycle dynamos, not any limitation of The Plug.

The Plug is installed in the steerer tube of a 1 1/8" steel threadless steerer, the most common type used on modern bicycles. It replaces the top cap of the headset.

The Plug III, Part # TOU620-003-021: $ 170.00

Carbon fiber and aluminum forks often have carbon fiber or aluminum steerer tubes, and the inside diameter of those steerer tubes is too small for the expander that ships with The Plug. We now have a suitable expander to work with 1 1/8" diameter carbon fiber steerer tubes.

Tout Terrain Expander for 1-1/8" carbon fiber steerer tubes.

Part # TOU832004010, Price: $ 19.00

Your fork must be open at the bottom of the steerer tube to allow the wire to pass through. Some carbon fiber forks are sealed at the bottom of the steerer tube. So these won't work with The Plug.

Cinq5 Power Pack

The Cinq5 Power Pack can be charged from any USB outlet on a computer, a USB charging adapter in your home, or from The Plug. Its 3,000 mAH battery can simultaneously be charged via The Plug while charging your mobile telephone or GPS.

Cyclists find that continuously running mapping software on their mobile phones or recording a ride on your GPS drains the device's battery faster than the power from a hub dynamo can replenish it. Your device's battery will last longer than it would without the input from a hub dynamo, but if you ride long enough, its battery will still run dry. Sp it is helpful to have an auxilary battery in the loop. The Cinq5 Power Pack to the rescue!


Weight - 85 grams
Length - 95mm
Diameter - 30/25mm
Capacity - > 3,000 mAH / approx 12Wh
Output - 5 volts 1500 mA
Input - Flexcharge 5 volt 100mA/450 mA/900 mA
Connector - USB Micro Type-B / USB Type A

Cinq5 Power pack, Part # TOU623-001-001, Price: $ 140.00

Handlebar X-mount for the Cinq5 Power Pack

Cinq5 X-Mount, Part # TOU622-101-001, Price: $ 21.00

Cinq5 Cable USB 2.0 A to Mini B 30cm, Part # TOU0620080010, Price: $ 21.00

Cinq5 Cable USB 2.0 A to Micro B 33cm, Part # TOU0620080020, Price: $ 30.00

Cinq5 Cable USB 30cm 2.0 A to Micro B & Mini B Adapter, Part # TOU0620080030, Price: $ 31.00

Peter White Cycles is the US and Canada importer for Tout Terrain. You can buy Tout Terrain products directly from us. Or, your local shop can get them for you from us. We ship to any bicycle shop in the US and Canada.

All products on the Tout Terrain website which we don't keep in stock can also be ordered.

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This page updated: Sunday, March 4, 2018

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