Cycle power

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How much power can a cyclist generate?

BBC TV's "Bang Goes The Theory" conducted a practical demonstration:

A Bang Goes the Theory special event showing how much electricity we use and abuse without even thinking about it.
This massive experiment attempts to power a house for an entire day solely through human pedal power - while the unsuspecting family inside go about their normal Sunday routine. Will they drive the Human Power Station to meltdown?

The whole programme

The electric shower segment