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, Fri Aug 11, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Half a ride at home, and half a ride at TechShop, powering a 40 inch LCD television, LED lights, cooling fan and Chromecast. Today, Thu Aug 10, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast ride to charge all my battery powered devices. I'll be ready when the big one hits ;-) Today, Fri Jul 28, 2017 I Generated 65.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Short ride due to a late night of work last night. I still managed to charge the Roomba, iPhone, tablet, and NiMH batteries. I also read news on my pedal powered laptop! Today, Thu Jul 27, 2017 I Generated 120.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast morning ride. I read the news on my pedal powered laptop. and charged my movie camera, iPhone, tablet, NiMH batteries, and other battery powered devices. Today, Wed Jul 26, 2017 I Generated 120.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I powered my laptop to read abou tthe fires in France, and also the latest incredible changes being made by our executive branch of government. Unhappy times for so many Americans. Today, Tue Jul 25, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride. I felt powerful as I charged my Roomba, NiMH batteries, iPhone and other devices, and powered my laptop. Meanwhile Arctic ice is near a record melting level. Also, Tesla MOdel 3 debuted this week! Today, Mon Jul 24, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast morning ride. I powered my laptop and charged my Roomba, along with other battery powered devices. Today, Sun Jul 23, 2017 I Generated 120.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast morning pedal to recharge the Roomba, power my laptop, and recharge all my small devices: movie camera, razor, emergency radio, iPhone, tablet, and NiMH batteries. Today, Sat Jul 22, 2017 I Generated 165.0 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Double ride. I powered my laptop and charged my movie camera, iPhone, Roomba, and NiMH batteries on the first ride, and demonstrated powering a 40 inch TV at TechGhop for two hours on the second ride! Today, Fri Jul 21, 2017 I Generated 175.0 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Two rides today: morning ride to charge all my battery powered devices and power my laptop for casual web surfing, and then a SECOND ride at TechShop to demonstrate the PPPM! Today, Wed Jul 19, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I have a mild cold, but that didn't stop me. I charged the Roomba, iPhone, NiMH batteries, emergency radio, movie camera, and all my other battery powered devices. Today, Mon Jul 17, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Back from vacation. First thing I did was ride! I charged the Roomba, NiMH batteries, iPhone, movie camera, and mobile phone. All powered by me! Today, Thu Jun 29, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice strong morning ride. Reading news on my pedal powered laptop and charging my movie camera, razor, mobile phone, iPhone, tablet, and emergency radio. Today, Tue Jun 27, 2017 I Generated 115.0 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Pedaling fast to charge my iPhone, camera, razor, Roomba, and power my laptop. Today, Sun Jun 25, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast morning ride after a late night pedaling at TechShop! I charges my Roomba, NiMh batteries, movie camera, mobile phone, tablet, and powered my laptop. Today, Sat Jun 24, 2017 I Generated 155.0 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Another double-ride day. I rode the PPPM to charge my Roomba, iPhone, tablet, movie camera, and other devices, and then I went to TechShop and rode the PPPM pedal generator there to power a 40 inch TV for people waiting in line for a Comedy show. Today, Tue Jun 20, 2017 I Generated 65.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Another short, hot ride. Not as hot as Phoenix! As Human-caused global warming gradually cooks us, the next casualty will be air travel on hot days. We'll have to redesign airplanes for a hotter Earth. They are part of the reason the earth is heating up! Ironic. Today, Mon Jun 19, 2017 I Generated 55.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I started late and wilted under the heat. I still managed to charge my Roomba and power my laptop. Today, Sat Jun 17, 2017 I Generated 115.0 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Another two-ride day. One ride at home to charge the Roomba, and a second ride at TechShop to show off my new 50 Watt LED light! Today, Fri Jun 16, 2017 I Generated 155.0 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html 115 Wh at my house charging everyhting and powering my laptop, and another 50 Wh at Techshop, demonstrating me powering a 40 inch TV! Today, Thu Jun 15, 2017 I Generated 115.0 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Plenty of energy for this ride. I charged the Roomba, iPhone, tablet, AAA batteries, and my emergency radio. I also powered my laptop for the entire ride. Today, Wed Jun 14, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Another fast ride. I powered my laptop while I read about the impending inversion of the yield curve and likely recession. Not a pleasant thought. I also charged my drill batteries, movie camers, iPhone, and tablet. All powered by me! Today, Tue Jun 13, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I charged an electric drill battery, my Roomba, iPhone and tablet, plus NiMH batteries. I also powered my laptop for casual web surfing. Today, Sun Jun 11, 2017 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Late ride after a day spent repairing a fence with recycled fence boards. Now I am charging everything: iPhone, mnovie camera, tablet, NiMH batteries used in the laser level, portable drill battery, and of course powering my laptop. Today, Fri Jun 09, 2017 I Generated 155.0 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Two rides in one day. 110 Watt-hours at home, powering my laptop and charging batteries, and 50 Watt hours at TechShop running a 40 inch TV to entertain passers-by on the sidewalk, and also powering two Qi chargers through the window to charge their mobile phones. Today, Thu Jun 08, 2017 I Generated 115.0 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I powered my laptop and charged my movie camera, iPhone and tablet, and mobile phone. I also powered the lighting in the area around the PPPM. Today, Wed Jun 07, 2017 I Generated 115.0 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast ride. I felt powerful! I charged the Roomba, iphone, tablet, movie camera, mobile phone, emergency radio, and powered my laptop for the entire ride. Today, Tue Jun 06, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride. I powered my laptop during the ride, and charged my iPhone, camera, NiMH batteries, and Roomba! Today, Mon Jun 05, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Brish morning ride. I charged the Roomba robot vacuum cleaner, iPhone and tablet, and powered my laptop so I could read about the presidential twitter wars. Today, Sun Jun 04, 2017 I Generated 115.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast morning ride to charge the Roomba, movie camera, iPhone and tablet, mobile phone, and NiMH batteries. I also powered my laptop and surfed the web to read the latest news. Today, Fri Jun 02, 2017 I Generated 155.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I pedaled the PPPM this morning to charge mu iPhone, Roomba and NiMH batteries, and tonight I plan to pedal my second PPPM at TechShop to power the 40 inch TV!