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December 18, 2008 - John Welch led a group at Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz in the construction of pedal generator. They made use of our circuit designs and put together a great package (video and photos).
November 13, 2008 - The pedal desk is featured in a UC Davis bicycle quiz.
November 13, 2008 - Christian Science Monitor article, Electric Workout, talks about pedal powered gyms including some quotes from pedal desk makers.
November 1, 2008 - The Pedal Desk is featured in Tamara Dean's new book: The Human Powered Home Choosing Muscles Ove Motors.
September 30, 2008 - Re-Nest article.
July 11, 2008 - Evolution blog reviews the pedal desk.
June 4, 2008 - California Aggie article.
The design details are available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported License. You are free to share and modify the design but it should be for noncommercial use and please link to this web site when sharing. Only some of the design details are available on this website, please email pedalpower @ ucdavis.edu for additional information.
Generator: Dayton Permanent Magnet DC Motor Model 2M168 1/2HP 1725RPM 90VDC
Ultracapacitor: BPAK0058E015-B1 Maxwell Energy Series 15V 58F modular capacitor
Power display: Watt's Up Meter
Photos: Construction, assembly and use.