The DIY USB Bike Generator allows you to create your very own generator for powering your portable electronics from your bicycle. The bike generator can be used to provide power for any device that can be charged through a USB port, allowing those with interest in making their own environmentally friendly devices the ability to charge their electronics from their cycling.
Articles tagged with ‘eco diy’
The book 50 Green Projects for the Evil Genius is a detailed, step by step guide on ways to make your life more eco-friendly. The book contains many different Do It Yourself projects ranging from ways to improve your cars fuel efficiency to how to build your own solar water heater and many things in between.
The Eco-House Manual contains many suggestions of environmentally friendly improvements you can make to your home. The manual discusses in depth many different eco-friendly steps that can be taken and provides you with step by step information for performing the improvements including photo guides.
An engineer (read: big kid) has built an impressive go-kart that uses 6 Optima D34 (12V 55AH) batteries that allows the kart to reach speeds of up to 60 mph (100 kph). The kart is supposedly the fastest electric go-kart in the world, and therefore is a record-breaker. The batteries drive a S-33 motor and an Alltrax AXE-7234 controller, although the battery life is not mentioned. (more…)