In a quiet backwater of the new-vehicle market during the 1960s and much of the ’70s, four rugged off-road vehicles battled annually for the few thousand sales available: Land Rover’s Series II (precursor to the Defender), the Jeep CJ (today’s Wrangler), the original soft-top Ford Bronco and the International Scout. […]

Build Vacuum pump from Bicycle Pump Build Vacuum pump from Bicycle Pump Materials a) a bicycle air pump b) a 10ml syringe ) a disposal infusion set (HANACO +, made in China) d) plastic tube (internal diameter 6mm, length 50 cm) Fabrication 1.  Take a bicycle air pump apart, reverse […]

The intention of this project is to build a straight forward human powered generator from a used bicycle and to use it to power light bulbs, blenders, cell phones, laptops, and other small appliances. This project will help one develop engineering skills while learning about a clean way of generating […]