Cool link, I remember a spot on a guy who had his whole home rigged with crank power systems...even a peddle washing machine!
Had peddle systems to generators for electrics
if you're ever in van you can check them out, Richard is the one guy mentioned in the link, he is amazing at buiding 'machines of need'.
2:53 pacific, sun is trying to break through and i'm here...inside. hope i can get out.