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Do it yourself pedal power

pedal powerI made a discovery recently in my search for some accurate and free pedal power details.
is a one stop shopping spot for everything pedal power. The prices seem fair, and the pictures and diagrams are easy to follow and understand.

We acquired an old exercise bike recently and I'm sure we can modify it to produce small amounts of electricity. Thanks to I'm a few steps closer to understanding why a charge controller is important and where the 15 amp blocking diode is wired. The guy who runs the site is Brad, and he only requests a few pictures of your project if you use his plans, and to be safe and take normal precautions.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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