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, Sat Mar 25, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Very nice day. I charged my Roomba, portable power station, iPhone and tablet, and powered my laptop during the ride. Arctic ice has melted to the level it would ordinarily reach in mid-May. Today, Fri Mar 24, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Evening ride on a dreary night. I charged my Roomba, movie camera, portable power station, tablet and iPhone, and my other battery powered devices. I also powered two Cree 60-watt equivalent LED bulbs and charged my large battery bank. All powered by me! Today, Thu Mar 23, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Another nice fast ride. Powering my devices always inspires me. I powered my laptop and charged my Roomba, iPhone, tablet, and other devices. Today, Wed Mar 22, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice smooth ride. I charged my usual gear: phones, tabled, movie camers, Roomba, radio, NiMH batteries and powered my laptop during the ride. I checked ice at both North and South poles - record lows in both locations. Today, Tue Mar 21, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html another strong ride. I charged my Roomba, portable power station, iPhone and tablet, and more. Meanwhile, temperature records fall and deniers remain unconvinced. Today, Mon Mar 20, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Still charging the new grass shears, alongwith the Roomba, movie camera, mobile phone, tablet, portable power station, and more. Today, Sun Mar 19, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Busi weekend. The new PPPM pedal generator roller hub is working well. Tonight I'm charging my Roomba, hand hedge trimmer, portable power station, iPhone, tablet, movie camers, and emergency radio. Today, Sat Mar 18, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I invented a new way to hold the roller on the PPPM shaft. I'll be testing it this evening while I ride. I'll charge my Roomba, iPhone, mobile phone, portable power station, and power my laptop during the ride. Today, Fri Mar 17, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html TGIF. Long week. I rode every day - keeping my health and keeping my devices OFF the grid. Today, Thu Mar 16, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html nice ride at the end of a long day. I charged my Roomba, portable power station, NiMH batteries, powered my laptop, and also charged all my phones and cameras. Unfortunately, global CO2 continues to rise. I pust ride harder. Today, Wed Mar 15, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast evening ride. I charged the Roomba,m portable power station, iPhone and tablet, mobile phone, flashlight, NiMH batteries, and powered my laptop during theride. Today, Tue Mar 14, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Pedaling hard as the East Coast freezes, and the polar (yes, both poles) ice melts. I hope the new controller board goes well, Jim! Today, Mon Mar 13, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice strong ride. I charged my Roomba, so it could continue to spy on me, and my iPhone and tablet. I also powered my laptop through the entire ride. Today, Sun Mar 12, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Another strong ride, even with the lost hour. I charged my iPhone and tablet, portable power station, Roomba, and powered my laptop during the entire ride. Today, Sat Mar 11, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Riding hard to charge all my devices: iPhone and tablet, Roomba, portable poer station, radio, razor, and NiMH batteries. I also powered my laptop during the ride. Today, Fri Mar 10, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice strong ride to end the week. I charged my Roomba, portable power station, NiMH batteries, and my phones. I also powered my laptop during the ride. Warmest February on record. Today, Thu Mar 09, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Cruising along in a strong power generating ride, charging: Roomba, iPhone, tablet, emergency radio, NiMH batteries, and more. New EPA chief does not believe Mankind is forcing climate change. Facts will trump beliefs. Today, Wed Mar 08, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Charging everything: razor, movie camera, iPhone, tablet, mobile phone, Roomba, Sonicare, portable power station, emergency radio, and I even powered my laptop. All powered by me! Today, Tue Mar 07, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice solid ride after along workday. I charged all my battery powered devices, inclouding Roobmba, portable power station, iPhone and tablet, and movie camera. All powered mny me! Today, Mon Mar 06, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html After a few days of break, I am back in the saddle again. I have to catch up a lot of charging. I'm charging my Roomba vacuum cleaner, portable power station, iPhone and tablet, and all my battery powered devices. Today, Fri Mar 03, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Finally, it's Friday! Time to charge up all the battery powered devices in my house. I pedalled energy from me into my Roomba, iPhone, tablet, movie camera, portable phone, emergency radio, NiMH battery charger, and more. Today, Wed Mar 01, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Arctic ice is looks very bad. Melting, not just failign to freeze. 65 degrees F in the Antarctic. And we continue to burn fossil fuels, while deniers like Congressman Gary Palmer continue to lie. Today, Tue Feb 28, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast evening ride. I charged my NiMH batteries, Roomba, portable power station, iPhone and tablet, mobile phone, movie camera, and several other battery-powered devices. Today, Mon Feb 27, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice relaxing ride. I charged my Roomba, portable power station, iPhone, tablet and all my battery powered devices. Arctice ice continues to set record lows. Today, Sun Feb 26, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Another late night. I charged the Roomba, NiMH batteries, mobile phone, iPhone and tablet. I also charged my emergency radio and portable power station. Today, Sat Feb 25, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Breaking in a new roller after the previous one wore out. Recharging my Roomba after vacuuming half the house with it. Also charging my iPhone, tablet, portable Power Station, mobile phone and camera. Today, Fri Feb 24, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html NIce end of week ride. I charged my Roomba for housecleaning tomorrow, my portable power station, movie camera, radio, iPhone and tablet, and charged NiMH batteries. Today, Wed Feb 22, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html The latest White Conservative Denier tactic is to call anything related to global warming Fake News. We are destroying our beautiful works, and all the creatures on it, because of willful ignorance. Today, Tue Feb 21, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Wet and wild. Flooding within a few miles of my house. I'm pedaling to charge my flashlights, emergency radio, portable power station, NiMH batteries, iPhone and phone, and more. Today, Mon Feb 20, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Major storm. I'm prepared with backup power from my PPPM Pedal generator! Today, Sun Feb 19, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Dreary day. Perfect for power generation! I charges my Roomba, portable power station, iPhone, tablet, mobile phone, and movie camers. I also charged NiMH batteries.