28 Jul '11, 4pm

Pedaling Your Way to Environmental Nirvana

Pedaling Your Way to Environmental Nirvana By DOROTHY SPEARS Town Sports International Cyclists can generate electricity on spin bikes at a New York Sports Club in Chelsea. Another lunchtime spin class had recently been added by popular demand. But since it was new on the schedule, the session at the New York Sports Club at 23rd Street and Eighth Avenue in Manhattan wasn’t crowded when I arrived on a recent Wednesday. Just over a year ago, N.Y.S.C. fitted a full line of Star Trac Spinner NXT cycles at this Chelsea location with generators designed to convert human energy into electricity. Since then, nationwide sales of the devices have doubled, according to Mike Curnyn, chief strategy and marketing officer at Green Revolution, their designer and manufacturer. Currently installed in 75 fitness centers across the United States, the retrofitted technology is also to be intro...

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