Biker Bar Provides Clean (and Social) Power

Biker Bar Provides Clean (and Social) Power
Innovation
Sam Biddle
  • 2 june 2009

Providing grassroots, social power for grassroots, social events, Rock the Bike‘s ‘Biker Bar‘ system boasts a clever—and fun—way of generating juice for any off-the-grid gathering. The Biker Bar consists of an 8 foot trailer and a rotating shaft that captures the energy of attached bicycles—and any ordinary bikes will do the trick. The company claims four “regular” bikers are capable of providing a steady 300 watts of completely clean AC electricity, with peaks of up to 1000 watts; enough to create what they call a “pedal powered stage,” with speakers, mixers, and even lighting.

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