Pedal Power! http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Blog of almost daily workouts on the PPPM - Pedal Powered Prime Mover - to generate electricity for use in my home office. en-us Copyright 2007, The WEBworks David Butcher: Pedal Powered Prime Mover http://www.got.net/~davidbu/davidbu/avatar.gif http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen.html David Pedaling the PPPM Today, Fri Jun 24, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Wow, that a catastrophe in Britain! It won't stop me from pedaling. I'm charging everything and powering my laptop as I read about The Great Mistake Britain just made. Today, Thu Jun 23, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Great ride - I charged a cordless drill battery, three NiMH batteries, my Roomba, iPhone, tablet, movie camera, portable power station emergency radio, eGo Electric moped, and powered my laptop all at the same time! Meanwhile the UK voted to exit the EU. Today, Wed Jun 22, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I powered my laptop and charged my Roomba, eGo electric moped, iPhone and tablet, and charged NiMH batteries. I even stored extra energy in my main battery bank. Today, Tue Jun 21, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast morning ride. I charged my Roomba, Portable Power Statin, eGo electric moped, iPhone and tablet, and powered my laptop during the entire ride. Today, Mon Jun 20, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Cool morning - at least here it's cool. New heat records coming today in Southern California. The huge methane leak forced the closure of a natural gas storage facility, and now there may be rolling blackouts. Cause and effect. Solar will provide 20% of the electricity at the peak of the day today. Without that, we would literally run out of gas. Today, Sun Jun 19, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice brisk pedal after a warm day, but nothing like Burbank, CA! I charged all my bettery powered devices without using any grid power. Good thing - rolling blackouts possible tomorrow. I'm not worried! Today, Sat Jun 18, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html After a fun Dancing in the Avenue, I have lots of snax and treats to work off! Foot to energy. Energy from me to my devices! Today, Fri Jun 17, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html TGIF - and time for some power riding! I charged my Roomba, portable power station, eGo electric moped, mobile phone and tablet, movie camers, emergency radio, and pwoered my laptop during the entire ride. Today, Wed Jun 15, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Another powerful ride. This time I powered my laptop and studied documents for work at the same time. I charged all my battery powered devices and also topped off my large energy users: eGo electric moped, Roomba, and portable power station. Today, Tue Jun 14, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride. I finished charging the Roomba and powered my laptop during the entire ride. Today, Mon Jun 13, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I charged my Roomba, electric razor, eGo electric moped, portable power station, and powered my laptop during the entire ride. The record-breaking Arctic ice mely has slowed a bit - it must be working ;-) Today, Sun Jun 12, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I need my ride. I took the Roomba apart and lubricated the brush motor. The bearings are wearing out - I'll have to replace the motor. But it worked well enough to clean my kitchen! Now I'm going to charge it up with pedal power! Today, Sun Jun 12, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I need my ride. I took the Roomba apart and lubricated the brush motor. The bearings are wearing out - I'll have to replace the motor. But it worked well enough to clean my kitchen! Now I'm going to charge it up with pedal power! Today, Sat Jun 11, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast evening ride. Love the weekends. I powered my laptop and charged my Roomba. Today, Fri Jun 10, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Cool morning ride. Lots of batteries to charge, and of course I powered my laptop while I check on the melting ice in the Arctic. Today, Thu Jun 09, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Cool morning. Lots of charging to do. I powered my laptop during the ride. I cherged my eGo glectric moprd, portable power station, camers, phone and tablet, and NiMH battery charger. Today, Tue Jun 07, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I powered my laptop and charged my Roomba, portable power station, emergency radio, movie camera and tablet. I also charged my mobile phones which are always powered my me! Today, Mon Jun 06, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice early morning ride. I charged another electric drill Lithium battery pack while I powered my laptop, and also charged my portable electronic devices. Today, Sun Jun 05, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I powered my laptop during the entire ride. I also charged NiMH batteries, my Roomba, and both my portable power station and eGo electric moped. All my personal electronics were plugged in to me as well! Today, Sat Jun 04, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice strong ride. I charged a drill battery pack, my Roomba, mobile phone, iPhone, tablet, and both the eGo electric moped and Portable Power Station. I also powered my laptop fir the entire ride so I could check up on the Arctic Ice we are all melting with our cars. Today, Fri Jun 03, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Love to ride! Love the feeling of generating power, saving it, and then using it to make my life better. I charged the Roomba, eGo electric moped, portable power stations, and a bunch of NiMH batteries. I also powered my laptop! Today, Thu Jun 02, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html nice fast ride after a few days off. Today, Thu May 26, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice strong ride, charging all my devices and thinking over work problems. Lots of blood flow to the head! I charged my Roomba, eGo electric moped, portable power station, and powered my laptop during the entire ride. Today, Wed May 25, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Back on the PPPM, with lots of charging to do. I powered my laptop and charged my iPhone, tablet, NiMH batteries, eGo electric moped, and other battery powered devices. Today, Tue May 24, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast ride to charge all my portable devices after my trip. I charged my iPhone and mobile phone, and powered my laptop during the ride. Today, Fri May 20, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Happy Friday - and a full battery pack thanks to the Pedal Powered Prime Mover. I charged my mobile phone, tablet, portable power station, eGo electric moped, Roomba and several NiMH batteries. All powered by ME! Today, Thu May 19, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Late pedal after a tough day at work. I love the feeling of generating power. I powered my laptop and charged all my small electric devices. Today, Wed May 18, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Pedaling fast to charge all my small battery powered devices and to power my laptop. I also topped off my large devices: Roomba, eGo electric moped, portable power station, and more. Today, Tue May 17, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice evening ride to revlieve stress, stay in shape, surf the web with my pedal powered laptop, and charge all my battery powered devices. Today, Mon May 16, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice spooth ride. The PPPMPedal Generator is singing to me as I ride. I surfed the web with my pedal-powered laptop, and charged my Roomba and other battery powered devices. Weanwhile, the CO2 Mankind is generating is melting the Arctic Ice Cap at an astonishing rate. Today, Sat May 14, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice evening ride. The solar pond lights are still working after all these years. Cool. I powered my laptop and did all may casual web surfing.