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Old 04-14-2013, 09:57 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Ha ha! I FINALLY got around to building my version!

Here it is!
The ENERGIZER – DIY Exercise Bike Generator

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Old 09-09-2013, 01:31 PM   #22 (permalink)
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The pedevision should be a fixture in EVERY home........... A sofa with pedals. Can you see the kids fighting over someone not doing their share ;-) Each person would have their own energy monitor and if you didn't do your share......... you wouldn't get the remote ;-)............. I remember the generators we had that ran against the wheel on a bicycle to run lights in the good old days.......... They increased the work load considerably..........
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Metro- Have you done any enhancements/modifications with this project in the last few years since the video you posted?

My GF has an extra bike she has been trying to sell, I might just "borrow" it and do this project. I wonder if I can modify it so that I can just throw any bike on there and with a quick snap it's in or out.
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Nope - I actually didn't use it beyond that winter I made it.

It was mostly a quick project for fun & learning. I pedaled it for exercise and for kicks: to power my laptop to watch the occasional YouTube video or something.

Once spring came and I resumed using that bike outside, that was it!

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