[LAU] A crazy idea
rtg at aapsc.com
Thu Mar 4 08:45:18 EST 2010
On Thu, 4 Mar 2010, Jonathan Gazeley wrote:
> I want to measure how fast I'm turning the pedals on my bike (the
> "cadence") and synthesize/sample the sound of an internal combustion engine.
Been there, done that. Forty years ago: Attach a common playing card
to your front fork with a clothespin, so that the end of the card is
struck by the passing spokes. Vrooom!
BTW: The human body is considered capable of producing 1/20hp, or 35
watts on a sustained basis.
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