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How can I make a Pedal Generator ?
« on: June 21, 2010, 05:38:38 PM »
A Pedal Generator is commonly called a Pedgen.

It seems to be natural to want to make power using your own body.
However the human body is very limited in it's capability to make power.

A physically fit athlete can produce about 200 watts for a short time
The average man can produce
150 watts for 1  to 5 minutes
100 watts for 15 to 30 minutes
50-80 watts continuously
It helps to have some cooling because your body will also generate quite a lot of heat.

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