Sitting around watching mindless TV up comes a story on wind turbines. So I start thinking - how much could I save by hooking the trainer up to the grid? Doing a little digging I find this watt calculator:
Now if this calculator is right I can put out about 150 watts for several hours. NY electricity rates run about $0.17/KW hour. If I ride the trainer about 2 hours thats worth about a nickle. Big Woop!
Oh well - I guess I'll need other motivation to get on the trainer