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 up at Dancing Rabbit. It didn’t really generate enough power reliably to help us, though – that takes a bit more engineering. If you want […]
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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 and get it running… But it didn’t get delivered… So… once of Dancing Rabbit’s founders, Tony Sirna, went into engineering mode last night, and hacked […]