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 Feb 10, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I charged my battery-powered devices and powered my laptop. I also charged my eGo electric moped and my Roomba vacuum cleaner. It feels great to see the Voltage rise on the batteries during the ride. Today, Tue Feb 09, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I powered my laptop and caught up on the news. It's weird producing my own power to read about debates that do not mention environment or energy policy in any way. Surreal. Today, Mon Feb 08, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I powered my laptop and finished charging the Roomba robot vacuum cleaner. I also used my energy to charge the eGo electric moped and all my small battery powered devices. Today, Sun Feb 07, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride to charge my Roomba after using it to vacuim my house - powered by me! I also charged my iPhone, tablet, portable powerstation and other assorted gadgets. Today, Sat Feb 06, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I powered my laoptop and charged my phone, tablet, movie camera, portable power station, and NiMH batteries. Refugio beach is eroding away. Today, Fri Feb 05, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html TGIF! I rode hard and charged my iPhone and tablet, eGo electric moped, portable power station, and powered my laptop for casual web surfing during the ride. Today, Thu Feb 04, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride charging my Roomba and powering my laptop. It's going to be 78 degrees F here in a few days. Scary warm. Nice to know I am generating my own power. Today, Wed Feb 03, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Another nice ride. I charged my eGo electric moped, powered my laptop, and charged up my portable electronic devices. I'll be working late this evening and the endorphins from the Power Ride will help me keep going. Today, Tue Feb 02, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice strong ride after a long workday. I charged the eGo electric moped, powered my laptop, charged my Roomba and iphone, and also charges many other small electronic devices plugged into a long power strip - which was in turn plugged into me! Today, Mon Feb 01, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Topped off the Roomba vacuum cleaner, and charged the eGo electric moped, portable power station, iPhone and tablet, and also charged some NiMH AA batteries. I also powered my laptop during the ride, using it for my casual web surfing. Today, Sun Jan 31, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice strong ride right before a huge work week. I charged the roomba after vacuuming the kitchen, powered my laptop, and recharged all my battery powered devices. Today, Sat Jan 30, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Charging the Roomba, powering my laptop, and also charging all my small battery powered devices. Today, Fri Jan 29, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html More Roomba robot vacuum charging. I also powered my laptop and charged my eGo electric moped, portable power station, NiMH batteries, iPhone and tablet, and more. All powered by ME! Today, Thu Jan 28, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I worked hard to recharge my Roomba, and I also powered my laptop to read news about the mysterious Republican debates :-) Today, Wed Jan 27, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Tonight I am charging the Roomba again for more cleaning. I am also powering my laptop and charging my iPhone, tablet, portable power station, movie camera, and more. Today, Tue Jan 26, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Tought ride after a long workday. I charged my battery devices and powered my laptop at the same time. Today, Mon Jan 25, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice fast ride. I powered my laptop and read the news. At the same time I charged my iPhone, tablet, portable power station, eGo electric moped and even some NiMH AA batteries for other devices. Today, Sun Jan 24, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice strong ride after a long weekend. I charged my mobile phone, movie camera, eGo electric moped and powered my laptop during the ride. Today, Sat Jan 23, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice strong Saturday ride. I charged by roomba vacuum cleaner for tomorrow, and powered my laptop during the ride. Today, Fri Jan 22, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice brisk pedal. I powered my laptop and charged my Roomba, portable power station, eGo electric moped, and my other battery powered devices. Today, Thu Jan 21, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fresh epoxy on the PPPM flywheel will help smooth the ride. I'm charging my portable power station, eGo electric moped, iPhone and tablet, mobile phone and movie camera, emergency radio NiMH batteries. I am also powering my laptop! All powered by me. Today, Wed Jan 20, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Solid ride. I powered my laptop as I read that 2015 was the hottest year on record. The denialists were absolutely frothing at the news. Today, Tue Jan 19, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html I pedalled hard and charged my movie camera, iPhone and tablet, mobile phone, Roomba and powered my laptop. January is flying by. Today, Mon Jan 18, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Hooray! Another ride! Wow I have messed a few due to a crushing workload. My devices need charging, and I need the endorphins! iPhone, tablet, eGo electric moped, and laptop power - here I come! Today, Fri Jan 15, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice Friday evening pedal to relieve pressure from a hard week. I charged my tablet, iPhone, eGo electric moped, Roomba vacuum cleaner, and portable power station. I also powered my laptop and read about another very down day on the stock market. Today, Thu Jan 14, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html High-powered ride to charge all my battery-powered devices: eGo eoectric moped, iPhone, tablet, movie camera, portable power station, Roomba, and of course I powered my laptop during the ride. All powered by me! Today, Wed Jan 13, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fast ride to close Wednesday. I charged my eGo electric moped, portable power station, Roomba robot vacuum cleaner, tablet and mobile phone, and charged up my mouse batteries too. I also powered my laptop while I surfed the web! Today, Tue Jan 12, 2016 I Generated 120.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Long ride this eveing. I watched a basketball game on my pedal powered laptop! Today, Mon Jan 11, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Late night ride after a long day at work. I charged my Roomba, eGo electric moped, portable power station, mobile phone and tablet, movie camera, emergency radio and powered my laptop during the ride. Today, Sun Jan 10, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Nice mid-afternoon ride. I charged by eGo electric moped, razor, movie camera, portable power station, iPhone, tablet, and more! I also powered my laptop during the ride. Today, Fri Jan 08, 2016 I Generated 110.5 Wh http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen/workout.html Fabulous Friday Ride, charging my Roomba and reading about the stock market meltdown omn my pedal powered laptop.