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, Mon May 22, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast, cool morning ride. I can't ride in the afternoon or evening any more due to the heat. I powered my laptop and charged my Roomba, iPhone, and NiMH batteries. Today, Sun May 21, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast ride. I charged an electric drill battery, iPhone, tablet, and powered my laptop - all at the same time! Today, Sat May 20, 2017 I Generated 200.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Two rides - one at home, to power my laptop and charge all my devices, and one at TechShop to power a 40 inch TV and through-the-glass mobile phone chargers! Today, Fri May 19, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride. Tonight I'll riude again at TechShop, and power a 4 inch TV! This morning I powered my laptop and charged all my small devices: iPhone, mobile phone, camera, evergency radio, and NiMH batteries. Today, Thu May 18, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I rode my pedal generator to "work" - I work at home! Today, Tue May 16, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast morning ride. I charged 4 AA NiMH batteries, powered my laptop, and also charged an emergency radio. Today, Mon May 15, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast ride on a cool morning. Global CO2 is at 409 PPM today. I charged batteries, powered my laptop, and ran the lighting in the Green Virtual Gym. Today, Sat May 13, 2017 I Generated 200.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Double ride day - charging devices at home and doing a pedal generator demonstration at TechShop! Today, Fri May 12, 2017 I Generated 200.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Two power generating rides in one day - one at home, to charge my personal devices, and one at TechShop as a demonstration of Human Power! Today, Wed May 10, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I rode hard this morning to charge batteries after working late last night. I powered my laptop and recharged my Roomba, NiMH batteries, iPhone and tablet, and other battery powered devices. Today, Tue May 09, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast ride to charge my Roomba after cleaning half my house. I also powered my laptop and read about the problems at the White House. Today, Mon May 08, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Brisk morning ride to charge the Roomba and my battery powered devices. I also powered my laptop during the ride. The new PPPM roller hub is working perfectly. Today, Sun May 07, 2017 I Generated 115.0 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Late energetic ride. I charged my Roomba portable power station, misc battery powered devices, and powered my laptop during the ride. Today, Fri May 05, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Brisk morning ride. Arctic ice melt is accelerating. Millions of people are one step closer to losing health insurance. I powered my laptop and charged all my NiMH batteries. Today, Thu May 04, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast morning ride before it gets too hot. Strange to think it will keep getting hotter and hotter for the rest of my life... I charged my Roomba, iPhone, tablet, and NiMH batteries. I also powered my laptop for the entire ride. Today, Wed May 03, 2017 I Generated 115.0 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I charged my Roomba, iPhone, tablet, and all my battery powered devices. The Arctic Ice is back to accelerrated melting. Yet we still mine coal. Today, Tue May 02, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Inspired by TechShop - I may display the Pedal Powered Prime Mover there - and possibly even ride it. I charged everything and powered my laptop for a nice ride. Today, Mon May 01, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast pedal on the first day of May. I charged the Roomba, portable power station, tablet, iPhone, movie camera, and powered my laptop during the entire ride. The second PPPM is now at TechShop, where I hope to make a display. Today, Sat Apr 29, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I charged all my personal electronic devices and read about the March for Climate on my pedal powered laptop. Our president is doing considerable damage to the planet. Today, Fri Apr 28, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Vigorous ride in the morning to keep all my small devices charged. The ocean off California could rise as much as 10 feet this century, drowning my favorite beaches. Yet still we burn fossil fuels. Today, Thu Apr 27, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast ride. I powered my laptop and browsed the web. Arctic ice continues to melt, and ocean rise is accelerating. I charged all my small devices and stayed in shape, too! Today, Wed Apr 26, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Morning ride to charge all my devices for the day. I charged my Roomba, iPhone, portable power station, NiMH batteries, and movie camera. I also powered my laptop during the entire ride. Today, Tue Apr 25, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast morning ride. Wow, the Arctic ice is melting fast. I charged my Roomba, iPhone, tablet, and all my other battery powered devices. All powered by Me. Today, Mon Apr 24, 2017 I Generated 115.0 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast morning ride. I charged my iPhone and tablet, movie camera, NiMH batteries, electrol battery, and powered my laptop. Today, Sun Apr 23, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I charged the Roomba, multiple NiMH batteries for flashlights, my iPhone and tablet, the Portable Power Station, and more. I also powered my laptop and did all my casual web surfing powered by me! Today, Sat Apr 22, 2017 I Generated 115.0 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice afternoon ride to keep everything charged. I charged my new flashlight, portable power station, roomba, and all my phones and tablets. I also powered my laptop so I could check on Arctic Ice and Earth Day celebrations! Today, Fri Apr 21, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride. I powered my laptop and charged my iPhone, tablet, movie camera, mobile phone, and other battery powered devices. Today, Thu Apr 20, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast morning ride. I powered my laptop for casual web surfing and charged all my small devices. Earth Day is just two days away! Today, Tue Apr 18, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride. I charged all my small devices and powered my laptop. More Americans are starting to believe in Global Warming. About time. Today, Mon Apr 17, 2017 I Generated 116.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride. I finished charging the Roomba, and spent the ride surfing the web on my pedal-powered laptop. I also charged my iPhone, tablet, and mobile phone. Today, Sun Apr 16, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice strong ride to charge the Roomba after using it to vacuum half the house. I also charged an electric drill battery and all my portable devices: iPhone, tablet, mobile phone and movie camera. I powered my laptop during the entire ride.