Saturday ride – new pedals = new legs?

Today was a second attempt on the 'widowmaker' climb out of Bonner.  Last week I managed to climb the concrete path (average 5%, probably 8% in parts) without dying.  However, the grassy climb (well over 5% and probably 10% average) was well beyond my abilities.  Pedalling was hard enough but I simply couldn't stay balanced … Continue reading Saturday ride – new pedals = new legs?

Watts Clever? Not using a dryer for a start.

My results for a load in the dryer Hoover 5050ED:2.0 kW/h1.6 CO2/kgMaximum power 1992.4 W and 1760 W when runningTime 42″cost of electricity used 12.9¢When stopped it beeps for a short time and then moves to 0.9w on standby.Compared to washing a (slightly larger) load with cold water, the dryer is responsible for:10 x the power9 … Continue reading Watts Clever? Not using a dryer for a start.