Old 12-29-13, 05:36 PM
Steve B.
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
The act of the ball dropping itself could be applied to power.

The drop is an electric winched system on a computer control, designed, tested and rehearsed so that the ball hits a specific point in it's travel at a precise point in time. There is NO WAY they are relying on pedal power for this !.

As reported: "The energy generated from the bikes through Monday was being stored in large batteries, and then transferred to the grid to offset the power demands of the ball."
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