Just read an article in Permaculture Magazine, No. 63, Spring 2010, on building a wind turbine from a bicycle wheel. The turbine charges a 12V battery, and provides a modest amount of power. The artcile is a how-to, and is worth checking out for materials needed and how to assemble it.
Location: rainier OR
posted 6 years ago
is this available online I have not yet subscribed to permaculture magazine on account of not wanting to have it shipped across the ocean