This is part 2 of an ~8-part series I’m doing on bike-powered devices. If you’ve got a link to another device that should be included or a better-documented version of any of these, comment below or email me and I’ll add it to my last post in the series, summarizing all the interesting pedal-powered projects we’ve found by category. I learned about most of these devices through the old-news Innovate or Die contest.
Here are some “sustainability” gadgets you can power with a modified bike. Sustainability for this post means things that don’t fit into one of the other categories of bike-powered devices I set up (kitchen, outdoor tools, shop tools, household tools, power generation, bikes being more than bikes). I particularly like the nut sheller, although I need to figure out more detail before trying my own:
Also shift through:
How else can pedaling sustain the world?