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 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. Today, Sat Feb 18, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice strong evening ride. I charged my roomba, portable power station, iPhone, tablet, and movie camera. I also charged a portable drill battery. Today, Fri Feb 17, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Pouring rain. As the oceans warm, more water goes up, and what goes up must come down. I'm pedaling all the energy for my roomba, iPhone, headlamps, emergency radio, portable power station, and more. I've powered them for 10 years. Today, Thu Feb 16, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Stress releif by generating power. 45 was absolutely incoherent in today's new conference. Ramblings of a madman. Today, Wed Feb 15, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Another hard workday. It feels great to pedal after working with my brain all day. I used my body to power my laptop, and charge my roomba, iPhone and tablet, portable power station, movie camere and emergency radio. Today, Tue Feb 14, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Strong ride to keep my spirits up. Sucha a chaotic world. My pedal generator keeps me sane and keeps my devices off the grid - and that's what keeps me going. Today, Mon Feb 13, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice evening ride. I checked the Arctic Ice and it has stopped freezing, for now, at a record low. No comment from the White House. So I'll ride anyway, and make sure my battery powered devices are not contributing to the problem. Today, Sun Feb 12, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I need a ride! I will charge all my battery powered devices, and work off some weekend stress at the same time. Today, Sat Feb 11, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Very smooth, fast ride. Power flowed out of me and into all my battery-powered devices. I love seeing th4e voltmeter climb during the ride. Today, Fri Feb 10, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html What a week! Time to charge up. I'm charging my Roomba, portable power station, tablet, iPhone, and NiMH batteries. Meanwhile the Arctic ice is melting faster than ever. Must pedal even harder! Today, Thu Feb 09, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice strong ride on a rainy night. I kept up my spirits and my health as I charged my NiMH batteries, portable power station, two mobile phones, tablet, radio, movie camera and more using energy directly from me! Today, Wed Feb 08, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Frustration to power! After a long, difficult day I ride my nervous energy right into my devices. I'm charging my iPhone, tablet, movie camera, portable power station and Roomba! Today, Tue Feb 07, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice early evenig ride to charge everything with my own power! I charged my Roomba, portable power station, iPhone, tablet, NiMH batteries, mobile phone, movie camera and more! Today, Mon Feb 06, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Tonight I'l charge my porrtable power station, Roomba, mobile phone, iPhone, and power my laptop during the ride. I'll also be powering the wireless router that enables the iPhone to do a backup to the cloud. Today, Sun Feb 05, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Rainy night. Good evening to generate more power! I am charging the Roombe, Multi-tool lithium battery, portable power station, iPhone and tablet, and NiMH batteries. All powered by me! Today, Sat Feb 04, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice evening ride. Warm wet day. I charged my Roomba, portable power station, iPhone and tablet, and NiMH batteries. I also powered my laptop during the entire ride. Today, Fri Feb 03, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Late ride after a long tough work week. I still have the energy to charge my Roomba, iPhone, tablet, movie camera, and portable power station. Today, Wed Feb 01, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Charging my phone, running two LED 60 Watt bulbs, charging my laptop, tablet and iPhone, and also an electric drill pack. All powered by me! Today, Tue Jan 31, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Chargin my Roomba robot vacuum cleaner, Portable Power Station, emergency radio, NiMH batteries, tabhlet, iPhone and more. All powered by me. Coal use in the US is declining, thanks to renewables. Today, Sun Jan 29, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I'm charging my Roomba vacuum cleaner after vacuuming half my house. I am also charging mu iPhone, tablet, portable power station, movie camera, emergency radio, and laptop at the same time. Today, Sat Jan 28, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Warm day - feels like Spring already. I charged all my devices and powered my laptop for the entire ride. Today, Fri Jan 27, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Long tough work week. it feels great to generate power. I'm charging my Roomba, iPhone, portable power station, iPhone, tablet, and many other small electric devices. All powered by me! Today, Thu Jan 26, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Hard day at work. I need to pedal to revive my mind. I'll charge my devices and daydream about riding a mountain bike around Catalina Island. When I'm done I'll have energy for another day. Today, Wed Jan 25, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I was down for a day due to a failed bearing in the generator. I installed a rebuilt generator (I rebuild them myself) and I am generatong power again! I am charging an electric drill, Roomba, portable power station, NiMH batteries for my headlamp, and more! Today, Mon Jan 23, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Cool evening with ligh train. Perfect night to generate electricity. I'm charging my Roomba and all my small electronic devices: portable power station, iPhone and tablet, movie camera, mobile phone, NiMH batteries, and more! Today, Sun Jan 22, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Late ride. Long workdays even over the weekend. I charged another electric drill pack, and also charged my Roomba, mobile phone and portable power station. All powered by me!