How to Build a Bike Generator?

This transformed exercise bike prototype can produce up to 100W/h of human power to charge a battery, power a printer or a soldering iron. It also invites users to reflect on the energy consumption of their household appliances.

Developed in collaboration and under the supervision of Kris de Decker, we released on the Low-tech Magazine's solar website an accessible, beginner-friendly, open-source manual to DIY it.

Find the tutorial – , 2022

Kris is powering a lamp to read the Low-tech Magazine book.
An article and construction guide are available online.
Multiple schematics explain the wiring.
The control panel handles the multiple output voltages.
Kris adjusts the wiring to power a 12V kettle


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