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Acer’s indoor bike has a huge, padded seat, and the ‘grips’ can be moved forward, to get you into a stronger pedalling position. (Photo: Acer)
Acer’s indoor bike has a huge, padded seat, and the ‘grips’ can be moved forward, to get you into a stronger pedalling position. (Photo: Acer)

Before the Eskom crisis started more than a decade ago, few South Africans cared for the fine print on their digital devices. Watts. Volts. Amps. These were technical terms and units of measurement for electrical engineers.

But Stage 6 has made us all amateur electrical engineers and efficiency experts. Strangers trade inverter care tips and battery suppliers at weekend braais.

South Africans are active and sporty. That means your 10 000 daily steps could be a valuable energy source during stage 6. But how?

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