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Bike generator Answered

Any ideas on how to make a electricity from old bike to help cut down on electric bill similiar to a solar panel? I know this has been done before. Email me at hoverrusa@gmail.com

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jeff-o (author)2009-01-22

Most people will be able to produce a sustained 150-250W of power with moderate effort. Is that enough for your needs?

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swolenoggin (author)jeff-o2009-01-23

will that help knock the electric bill down? :)

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jeff-o (author)swolenoggin2009-01-23

By a few dollars, maybe...

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11010010110 (author)2009-01-17

you need generator or dc motor (dc motors can be run as generators) you may get dc devices at car service centers afaik a dc motor can output about the same watts as it takes as motor - if you spin it in the same rpm

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swolenoggin (author)110100101102009-01-17

yeah. any instructables on it. or websites that sell complete kits?

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11010010110 (author)swolenoggin2009-01-17

you can adapt everything else that uses a generator - like wind turbine projects

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NachoMahma (author)2009-01-17

. Try plugging your topic title into the search box.

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swolenoggin (author)NachoMahma2009-01-17

eh found some stuff but nothing what i am looking for.

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