Pedal-powered home on BBC show tonight

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Eighty cyclists attempted to power a family home during a TV experiment to show how much energy is consumed by the average house in the UK.

Bang Goes the Theory: The Human Power Station employed 80 cyclists to try and keep up with the demands of the Collins household as they went about a normal Sunday boiling kettles, vacuuming, cooking, washing clothes and watching TV.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.