Category Archives: In the News

Trevor Baylis, Inventor

I am sad to learn of the death of Trevor Baylis who was a world changer. He invented the hand crank radio, enabling countless people to receive accurate information over the radio, during the AIDS crisis in areas in Africa … Continue reading

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Rowing Machines Generating Electricity

Here goes Electricpedals again breaking new records with human powered electricity, this time using rowing machines instead of pedal powered bikes. Rowers powered up the movie Through Hell and High Water, a Bear Grylls Adventure, featuring the Atlantic Challenge of rowing … Continue reading

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Pedal Power!

I am so excited to share this…pedal power is emerging on the world scene more and more. Kudos to Manoj Bhargava and pedal power, the founder of the Free Electric hybrid bike and for all the good he is doing … Continue reading

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Pedal Power Mower

I couldn’t resist posting this pedal power image from the colourful promotional video of Newfoundland and Labrador.  I hope you will be able to take  time to slow down and one day visit the delightful people and places in this … Continue reading

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PWRDF Ride for Refuge

Primate World Relief and Development Fund have been helping people, help people ever since the Springhill mining disaster in Nova Scotia in 1958. They still are and you can pedal to help the many  refugees in need. Check it out here at Ride … Continue reading

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Solar Bike Paths Are Here!

No longer just a dream, but solar roads are here starting with solar bike paths replacing pavement in the Netherlands. A 70-metre section of this solar road can supply enough electrical energy for 2 homes. Kudos to Solaroad for making … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Pedal Power

According to Thy Dinh, Senior Research Associate of a Conference Board of Canada research project ,”There is an urgent need to support Canadians in adopting healthier lifestyles and create a national culture of wellness.” “Canadians are not any healthier than … Continue reading

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