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Why pedal a stationary exercise bike for exercise? Put all that sweat equity to good use while getting into shape. Turn you exercise bike into a power generator ...
I prefer to use Tunturi or Vitamaster exercise bikes for conversion. They are well built with a heavy flywheel and good bearings. The frame is solid, but the ...
The flywheel needs a groove to receive a drive belt. Some models have a wide shallow groove, others have a narrow, deep groove. The easy way to do ...
There are many ways to mount the generator. I created a base and an adjustable cradle for the generator. Cut a piece of 1/2" birch plywood large enough ...
Cut two pieces of 1/2" plywood to fit the diameter of your generator. Cut slots in the cradle base by drilling a series of small holes close together. ...
Attach the base to the exercise bike frame. If you attached wheels, make sure the base is level when attached to the frame. Attach the generator cradle to ...
This display has 3 switched light sockets, a switched outlet, and two meters. It is 24" tall, 8" wide, and 5" deep. Use 1/4" birch plywood to build ...
With the meter display plugged in, starting to pedal should start to deflect the volt meter. If the meter moves the wrong way (negative), reverse the leads connecting ...
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