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, Wed Apr 23, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast morning ride. Huge workday ahead. I charged my electric drill battery, eGo electric scooter, tablet, mobile phone, iPhone and powered my laptop for the entire ride. Today, Mon Apr 21, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Happy Monday! I charged my eGo electric scooter, all my portable devices, and the portable power station. The Voltage at the end of the ride was quite high - time for more load! Today, Sun Apr 20, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Ready for another month. I pedaled hard and charged my iPhone, tablet, mobile phone, movie camers, NIMH AA and AAA batteries, portable power station, and I topped off the eGo from the Friday night feed run. I'm wearing an LED headlight right now that is powered by ME! Today, Sat Apr 19, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Hard ride - charging the eGo electric moped. I'm replacing the energy used to do my food shopping for a week in a single one hour ride! Today, Fri Apr 18, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html TGIF - lots to charge today. Tonight I'll go food shopping using my human-powered eGo electric moped - and then charge it back up with ME. This morning I'm powering my laptop and sturying for work. Today, Thu Apr 17, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride - charged tablet, razor, Sonicare, iPhone, mobile phone, movie camera, portable power startion and more. I powered my laptop during the entire ride, and prepared for work. Today, Wed Apr 16, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Tough ride after a night with little sleep. The amount of sleep I get has a larger effect on my power output than eny other single factor. Sleep = energy! Today, Tue Apr 15, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Great ride - very fast. I pushed hard and charged the eGo electric moped, tablet, portable power station, radio, mobile phone, movie camera, NiMH batteries and I powered my laptop for all my casual web surfing for the day. Today, Mon Apr 14, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Brisk morning ride. I charged everything - iPhone, tablet, razor, eGo electric moped, portable power station, and more. I even charged the battery of my parked Datsun. Today, Sun Apr 13, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice evening ride with a full moon to keep me company. I charged my eGo electric mnoped, portable power station, electric razor, tablet, iPhone, mobile phone, movie camers, battery radio, and powered my laptop for the duration of the ride. Today, Sat Apr 12, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Great ride - charging the eGo electric moped. My peak output was 156 Watts! That's high for a daily ride. Tomorrow I have lots of small device charging to attend to. Today, Fri Apr 11, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast moring ride, charging all my devices. Radio, tablet, movie camera, Sonicare, Roomba, GPS, NiMH batteries, portable power station and eGo electric moped. Today, Thu Apr 10, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride with a good sprint at the end. Consistent power output of around 105 Watts. I charged my p[ortable power station, eGo electric moped, tablet, iPhone, movie camera, mobile phone and powered my laptop during the entire ride. Today, Wed Apr 09, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice morning ride, with a busy workday ahead of me. I studied document for work on my pedal powereed laptop. Today, Tue Apr 08, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Early morning ride before work. The PPPM is running very well. I charged all my devices and powered my laptop. Today, Sat Apr 05, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice strong ride after a day of housework and computer tuning. I'm ready for anything tomorrow. I have charged my tablet, iPhone, movie camera, NiMH batteries, portable power station, and eGo Electric moped. I powered my laptop during the entire ride, too! Today, Thu Apr 03, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Strong ride at 105 Watts for the entire ride. I charged the sGo electric scooter, portable power stations, and powered my laptop for remail and web surfing. Today, Tue Apr 01, 2014 I Generated 90 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Coming back from a cold, and feeling great. The exercise feels good after a few days of taking it easy. Tomorrow I'll be back at the full pace, and charing up everything I own! Today, Thu Mar 27, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Brisk evening ride after having missed several days due to workload. All my devices are charged up once again! Today, Sun Mar 23, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Inspired by my brother's winning Basketball team! I rode like a madman and generated more than 105 Watts during the entire ride. Today, Sun Mar 23, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html eGo electric scooter charging - a hard ride! But I got it done. Today, Fri Mar 21, 2014 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice hard ride! I maintained over 100 Watts for the entire ride, and charged my Roomba, portable power station, iPhone and tablet, as well as other devices. I also powered my laptop for the entire ride! Today, Sun Mar 16, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html A hard ride to start the week. I added a second camera to the list of devices being charged: two cameras, two phones, tablet, iPhone, portable power station, Datsun Roadster (parked) eGo electric moped, NiMH batteries, and battery radio. I also powered my laptop and studied for a very busy day tomorrow! Today, Sat Mar 15, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice workout charging the eGo electric moped and 4 NiMH batteries. Near the end of the ride, as the eGo finished charging, I fired up my laptop and studied for work. All powered by me. Today, Fri Mar 14, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Bright and early - 110 Watt Hours! Into my Roomba, portable power station, eGo electric moped, movie camera, mobile phone and tablet. I powered my laptop at the same time as well! Today, Thu Mar 13, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast early morning ride. I Powered my laptop and charged all my portable devices. I'm loving using my LED headlamp as a nightlight - it's fun to think the energy came from me. Today, Wed Mar 12, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html A nice brisk morning ride, with the Portable Power Station, Roomba, eGo electric moped, and all my other small electronic devices all plugged into me! I powered my laptop during the ride and studied for work. Today, Tue Mar 11, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html WhooHoo - back to the morning rides. Strong ride charging all my battery powered devices: iPhone, tablet, movie camers, mobile phone, NiMH batteries, and more. Today, Mon Mar 10, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast, smooth rude with the new PPPM bushing. I charged my parket car battery, portable power station, eGo electric moped, and all my battery powered devices, while powering my laptop and studying for work! Today, Sun Mar 09, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Lots of stydying for work. I powered my laptop while I used it to read client documents - plus I charged all my small battery powered devices, and even some BIG ones, like my eGo electric moped! Today, Sat Mar 08, 2014 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I pedaled my laptop during the California CIF Girls High School Basketball finals (and watched the game on it), and my brother's team (he's the Coach) WON! Way to go Lady Dons!