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 Jan 16, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast ride to start the week. I topped off the Roomba and charged my mobile phone, tablet and portable power station. I also powered my laptop durin gthe ride. Today, Sun Jan 15, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Cold evening, but that's an encouragement to ride harder! I vacuumed my kitchen, bath, hallway and bedroom with the Roomba today, using power I had pedaled into it. Time to charge it back up for the next run! I also charged my tablet, mobile phone, iPhone, and portable power station. Today, Sat Jan 14, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride after a busy day. I charged my electric razor, roomba, movie camera, emergency radio, iPhone and tablet, and several NiMH batteries. Meanwhile, Arctice ice is melting in late Arctic winter! Today, Fri Jan 13, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html nice strong tide. I charged my Roomba and all my small electronic devices. it's supposed to be over 70 degrees F all week next week. Very warm. Today, Thu Jan 12, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Cold night - perfect for generating power. I charged my Roomba, iPhone, portable power station, mobile phone, emergency radio and NiMH batteries. Today, Wed Jan 11, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Strong evening ride after a long workday. Incredibly, at this time of year (Winter) the Arctic ice just melted further. Inspiration to keep pedaling and keep my devices OFF the grid. Today, Tue Jan 10, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Brisk ride. I charged my roomba, portable power station, movie camera, iPhone and tablet, and my emergency radio. I also powered my laptop. Today, Sun Jan 08, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride after a long wet day. I charged my Roomba, tablet, movie camers, mobie phone, and powered my router so my iPhone could do a backup. My pedal generator is nice to have during this major storm. Today, Sat Jan 07, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Very rainy night. I have emergency power if I need it thanks to my PPPM pedal generator. I'm charging my flashlight, Roomba, emergency radio, mobile phone, tablet and iPhone. I'm also keeping warm! Today, Fri Jan 06, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Super cold night for this area, but I must ride. I charged my roomba, iPhone, tablet, movie camera, mobile phone, and portable power station. Today, Wed Jan 04, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Another cold rainy night. Arctic Ice is amazingly low, and CO2 is amazingly high. Time to ride and recharge my devices. I powered my laptop and charged my iPhone and tablet, mobile phone and movie camera, and even recharged my Roomba for some weekend housecleaning. Today, Tue Jan 03, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Cold night. Time to really ride hard. I charged my Roomba, iPhone, mobile phone, movie camera, emergency radio, and powered my laptop during the entire ride. Today, Thu Dec 15, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice evening ride. I charged my iPhone, portable power station, NiMH batteries for lights and radios, and powered my laptop. Today, Wed Dec 14, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Strong mid week ride, powering my laptop and charging my iPhone, tablet, mobile phone, and portable power station. Today, Mon Dec 12, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Cool evening. Time to generate some power! I powered my laptop and charged my iPhone, Roomba, tablet, portable power station, emergency radio and movie camera. Today, Sun Dec 11, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice evening ride after a long day of catching up on work. I charged my NiMH batteries, movie camera, iPhone and tablet, and several mobile phones. I also powered my old, power-hungry laptop during the entire ride. Today, Sat Dec 10, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Cold wet evening. Perfect night for a ride. I powered my laptop and charged my Roomba, iPhone, tablet, NiMH batteries and all my other battery powered devices. Looking forward to the Winter Solstice and longer days soon! Today, Fri Dec 09, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Late ride on a warm Winter evening. I charged my Roomba, iPhone, tablet, movie camera, and powered my laptop for the entire ride. Today, Thu Dec 08, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Late ride after a long workday. I charged my Roomba and all my small battery powered devices. I also powered my laptop so I could read world news. Today, Wed Dec 07, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Pedaling hard to cheer up, after hearing that the EPA may be about to go through environmentally negative changes. Everyone loses if the environment is sacrificed for profit. Today, Tue Dec 06, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast ride after a long workday. I powered my laptop while I read news and watched Tweets come and go. I charged my Roomba, mnovie camers, portable power station, iPhone and tablet, and NiMH batteries. Today, Mon Dec 05, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Cooler evening. Nice night for a power ride. I ride in my garage (unheated) and I still overheat during the ride. I powered my laptop and charged all my small battery powered devices. Today, Sun Dec 04, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html End of a long work week, but I still had energy to chage my Roomna, movie camera, iPhone and tablet, NiMH batteries, and power my laptop during the ride. Today, Sat Dec 03, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Cool evening. I pedalled hard for the first 30 minutes to warm up fast. I finished charging my Roomba and powered my laptop during the ride. I also charged my iPhone, tablet, and NiMH batteries for headlamps. Today, Fri Dec 02, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Cool evening and a fast ride. TGIF. I'm powering my laptop and charging my iPhone, tablet, mobile phone, and Roomba vacuum cleaner. Today, Thu Dec 01, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast evening ride! I charged my Roomba vacuum cleaner, portable power station, eGo electric moped and all my portable electronic devices. I've kept them off the grid for almost ten years! Today, Wed Nov 30, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride on the last day of November. I charged my iPhone, tablet, mobile phone, razor, portable power station and eGo electric moped. I also powered my laptop and surfed the Internet to see how Global Warming was progressing. Not looking good. Today, Tue Nov 29, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice evening ride. I powered my laptop while reading about Arctic ice melting, and simultaneously reading about our President-elect stopping NASA funding for researching Climate change. Stunning. Today, Mon Nov 28, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Back from a break. Cold, wet weather. Time to really push. I charged all my small battery powered devices and powered my laptop during the entire ride. Today, Fri Nov 18, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Brisk ride on a cool morning. I charged my Roomba.eGo electric moped, portable power station, iPhone and tablet, ans powered my laptop during the entire ride. The Arctic is incregibly warm right now. Scary. Today, Wed Nov 16, 2016 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 small devices, all at the same time. The PPPM Pedal Generator is running well and I feel great!