[clug] Exercise and pay the bills!

Robert Edwards bob at cs.anu.edu.au
Tue Feb 10 00:57:18 GMT 2009

Alex Satrapa wrote:

> The next step after a static exercise bike, of course, is figuring out 
> how to attach a high efficiency alternator to your pushbike, storing the 
> generated electricity in an accumulator of some kind (deep cycle 
> lead-acid, or lithium-ion), and using that to power your laptop after 
> you ride to work.

Why cart a bulky lead-acid battery around with you on your bike? Why not
just charge your laptop battery directly whilst you are cycling to/from

Bob Edwards.

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