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Old 06-06-15, 11:12 PM
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Ed Begley type propaganda......though come to think of it I know Ed Begley does this for toast & doesn't put out nearly this much.

Therefore, I declare some serious BS in however they required Robert to generate the power for this thing.

Oh, and Robert's quads are freakin sick!
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Yo dude! 74cm circumference thighs? I have the same thickness! Should have become a track cyclist...
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Ed Begley type propaganda......though come to think of it I know Ed Begley does this for toast & doesn't put out nearly this much.

Therefore, I declare some serious BS in however they required Robert to generate the power for this thing.
This seems pretty plausible to me, although the ergo's and cadance could be better for the rider. Generating contiuous 700w AC takes a lot of power. Consider this, most gasoline powered 1500W generators use 3hp engines. So to produce 700w, Robert would need to produce about 1.4-1.5hp. That's serious power for a human to develop.

Ed Begley's 10 minute ride charges batteries, that also happen to be charged with solar power. The stored energy in the batteries does the work.
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Originally Posted by loimpact View Post
Ed Begley type propaganda......though come to think of it I know Ed Begley does this for toast & doesn't put out nearly this much.

Therefore, I declare some serious BS in however they required Robert to generate the power for this thing.

Oh, and Robert's quads are freakin sick!
I want to see Ed Begley operate a 700W toaster, in real time, long enough to toast bread.
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