Building a simple pedal-powered generator isn’t that difficult – we got one (kind of like the one above) going on the fly nearly four years ago at the last blogathon [ … ]
Get some exercise while charging your phone battery, shelling nuts, or making a margarita? That’s just a part of potential of pedal power… lots of projects to try in this “list of lists.”
The energy transferred from biker to bike doesn’t necessarily have to create forward motion: it can be put to other uses. A few entrepreneurs around the world have seen the profit potential in pedaling: here are a handful of businesses powering themselves at least partially by human power.
We thought we had this all planned out: a Pedal-a-Watt generator was supposed to be on the way, and the folks at DR had everything necessary to set it up [ … ]