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Would you believe that a pair of legs has enough power to light up 3-60 watt light bulbs?
I have read from somewhere saying leg is 1/4 horse power.
746 watts equals 1 horse power.
746 times 1/4 equal 186.5.
- blazingpedalsLv 63 weeks ago
It is said that an average club cyclist can output about a hundred watts for several hours straight. 180 watts, for say 2 hours, would be a tougher standard but definitely achievable.
- ?Lv 61 month ago
I've seen pairs of legs that light ME up.
- 2 months ago
Most people can output 240 watts for a few seconds, Trained cyclists can do it for a lot longer
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- DavidLv 62 months ago
I can push 1000W for a brief moment. Even that would light up more than 3 60W bulbs. I believe the sprint specialists manage more than 3000W.
Thing is, for how long?
A pro rider would be able to keep 4 bulbs going for several hours, but then he’s done for the day.
- OldHippieLv 72 months ago
This article states that a reasonably fit person can power their entire house for 24 hours. Quote, "One bicycle could potentially provide a small village with electricity if each household spends on hour per day pedaling the bike, and in such an environment where power is a more precious commodity, finding a willing cyclist would probably be easy to find 24 hours a day." https://www.ecohome.net/guides/1192/60-minutes-on-...
ONE HOUR per day! Pedal Power.
- Anonymous2 months ago
Sure thing. There is a pedal operated generator selling in Amazon that is advertised to put out 50 watts. A person that is in good shape can generate a lot more electricity with a more powerful generator.