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, Thu May 21, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice hard pedal to convert stress and nervous tension into pure, clean electricity. I charged everything: clocks, radios, razors, electric drills, flashlights, portable power station, eGo electric moped, and I even powered my laptop during the ride. ALL of those devices are powered by me. Today, Sun May 17, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html End of a long weekend. Lots of charging: Laptop, eGo electric moped, mobile phone and tablet, portable power station and even NiMH batteries for my headlamp. Today, Sat May 16, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I charged my razor, eGo electric moped, portable power station, second laptop and more! Today, Fri May 15, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html A powerful ride to charge the eGo electric moped after using it to shop for a week of food! I pulled a trailer and everything fit. Now I'll pedal the energy back so it will be ready next week. That just saved a car trip! Today, Wed May 13, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice strong ride after a long long day at work. Feels great to get the stress out - as electricity! Today, Sun May 10, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I charged the battery on my parhed Datsun Roadster, topped off the eGo electric moped, and powered my laptop during the entire ride. I also charged my tablet, mobile phones and NiMH batteries. Today, Sat May 09, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice hard ride after taking the eGo electric moped to the store - towing a trailer - and buying a week of food! All powered by me. I even pumped up the tires all around using the Portable Power Station's built in air pump. It's being charged by me too! Today, Fri May 08, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Late night ride after a long work week. I topped off the eGo electric moped before using it to tow a trailer to Fresh DESCRIPTION Easy for a week of food. I also charged NiMH batteries, my portable power station, and all my electronic devices - all at once! Today, Thu May 07, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I rode hard and charged everything, and finally wore out the latest drive roller. New roller tomorrow! The California drought is intensifying. I'm glad the electricity I use is not contributing to the AGW that is causing it. Today, Wed May 06, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Tired, but I have power! I charged my eGo electric moped, portable power station, NiMH batteries, and powered my laptop for the entire ride. Today, Tue May 05, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride. I powered my laptop and charged all my battery-powered devices. Today, Mon May 04, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast Monday ride. I imagined I was mountain biking on Catalina Island as I powered my laptop and chareged all my devices. Today, Sun May 03, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I charged my eGo electric moped after using it to go shopping. I'm also charging my iPhone, tablet, portable power station, emergency radio, and NiMH batteries for my headlamp. Today, Fri May 01, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice hard ride at the end of the week. I charged my eGo electric moped and powered my laptop during the ride. Today, Thu Apr 30, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Coming close to the end of the latest project if all goes well. Love riding to keep my spirits up and my devices charged! My portable power station has only been charged by me for the past 10 years. No grid power! Today, Wed Apr 29, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Charging the whole range of devices in a single ride: eGo electric moped., iPhone and mobile phone, powering two laptops at once (one installing 27 Microsoft patches!) and surfing the web on Pedal Power. Today, Tue Apr 28, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Beautiful evening ride. Hard day at work. Feels great to be charging everything: laptop, iPhone, tablet, portable power station, and eGo electric moped. Today, Mon Apr 27, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Beautiful weather and a great time for a charge. Pedaling hard, I powered my laptop and charged my eGo electric moped, portable power station, iPhone, mobile phone, movie camera, and more! Today, Sun Apr 26, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice strong ride. I charged a Lithium drill pack after using it to power the circular saw and drill atachments. I pedal-powered my entire project! Today, Sat Apr 25, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Love the weekends. Nice long ride charging everything: eGo electric moped, portable power station, iPhone, tablet, NiMH batteries, radio, and even electric toothbrush. Today, Fri Apr 24, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html What a week. I'm exhausted. I still have energy to pedal, however. I'm charging all my small devices for a busy weekend: mobile phone, tablet, movie camera, portable power station, and eGo electric moped. I'm also relaxing while I surf the web - powered by me! Today, Thu Apr 23, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Another late ride after a very busy workday. I powered my laptop for the entire ride and charged my portable power station and eGo electric moped. Today, Tue Apr 21, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html The beat goes on. I'm charging my iPhone, portable power station, tablet, Sonicare, movie camera, razor, emergency radio, spare laptop and powering my normal laptop so I can surf the web while I generate. Today, Mon Apr 20, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html This week will be extremely demanding for work. Lucking I have the PPPM to give me a break and some exercise - and generate power while riding it! I'm charging my eGo electric moped, Ryobi battery after using it to cut lumber, iPhone, tablet, Sonicare, portable power station, and even more! I'm also powering my laptop during the ride. Today, Sat Apr 18, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Brisk ride to charge the eGo electric moped after using it to tow a trailer to #freshandeasy and back. I bought a full week of supplies and food! I'll be doing pegal-powered workshop construction tomorrow, using #ryobi batteries to power saws and drills. All powered by me! Today, Fri Apr 17, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html What a week. I'm glad I have the pedal generator to keep me sane. I'm charging my laptop and a lot of other things too: tablet, mobile phone, Sonicate, eGo electric moped, portable power station, movie camera, NiMH batteries, and more. Today, Thu Apr 16, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Another stressful workday, but with a happy pedal generated ending! I charged my movie camera, laptop, tablet, mobile phone, cell phone, emergency radio, NiMH batteries, eGo electric moped, portable power station, and more! I also powered my laptop during the ride. Today, Wed Apr 15, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice long ride after a stressful day at work. Nothing cheers me up like generating power with the PPPM and my own body. I am recharging one laptop after doing massive windows updates while I use my second laptop to surf the web. Both powered by me! Today, Tue Apr 14, 2015 I Generated 50.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Short ride due to an increasing workload. I don't know if I can keep to 110 WH for the next few weeks - work is getting very difficult. Nice to have you back and generating, Norm! Today, Sat Apr 11, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice evening ride. I'll switch back to mornings soon. I charged my tablet, movie camera, mobile phone, iPhone, portable power station, NiMH batteries, emergency radio, eGo electric moped and powered my laptop during the entire ride. Today, Fri Apr 10, 2015 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Great to have you back, Norm! Nice ride tonight for me too.