The Green Read and Ride Bike

A proven, evidence backed, STEM integrated, interactive learning improvement tool.

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Fitness Room Retrofits for Green Buildings

The green building industry has forgotten its fitness rooms. Developers and managers of LEED buidlings need to change quickly.

Fortunately, there is a quick, affordable solution: Make it a Green Microgym.

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The Green Work and Ride Bike

A revolution in workplace wellness. Say goodbye to sitting disease and hello to health and productivity.

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The DoSeum - San Antonio

Emory University - Atlanta

Schneider Electric

Hopworks Urban Brewery - Portland

Arlington Public Library - Virginia

Vista School District

Chevrolet Canada - Toronto

Pittsburgh Public Schools - Pennsylvania

Avoca Elementary - Michigan

Portland Public Schools

US Air Force Academy

Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo


EcoPowr Plug and Play Gym Quality Equipment from SportsArt – Be on the cutting edge of Green Gym technology.


The Best Pedal Generators On The Planet! – From DIY Kits to Ebikes, your pedal power turns into electricity that can plug into the wall or charge batteries.


The Green Microgym-Belmont, in the heart of SouthEast PDX on the corner of 34th and Belmont, is separately owned by Dan Caplan, a licensee.

Contact us if you would like to start your own Green Microgym.


The “Start a Green Gym” Guide will help you realize your dream of owning a successful Eco Fitness Business. Say goodbye to wondering HOW and hello to a CLEAR PLAN.

The Story of The Green Micro Gym

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The Green Microgym and Plugout Technology were invented by Adam Boesel, a school teacher turned personal trainer who started up his first gym in Portland, Oregon in 2008.


While writing a business plan for his gym, he thought, “Wouldn’t it be great if the members could make electricity when they are exercising?” He found that although there was a lot of speculation and experimentation about the idea, no one had started up a gym with Eco Fitness as their central focus.


He assumed finding electricity generating exercise equipment would be relatively easy, so he ordered a Pedal A Watt and came into contact with Mike Tagget from Human Dynamo.  He also had conversations with Rerev, Green Revolution, and SportsArt Fitness.


However, at that point, none of those companies were able to provide a clean, affordable way for a small gym to go green. Out of necessity, Adam started searching for a way to convert exercise machines into power generators and connect them to the grid.  Several prototypes later, and with the support of a lot of patient and supportive members, he designed the first spin bike retrofit that is grid tied by simply plugging “out” into a normal wall outlet.


His design made it easy for anyone to convert their energy into electricity and help power their building. Exercise and Eco Enthusiasts all over the world began ordering the unique invention to use in their homes and gyms. It turns out Adam was not alone in the quest to find a simple way to make the world a better place and get in shape at the same time.


Adam Boesel, Founder of The Green MicrogymAdam and his gym have been featured by CNN, BBC, Entrepreneur Magazine, Fitness Magazine, Club Business International, Club Industry and Club Solutions Magazines, Popular Science, and countless green bloggers. With the amazing publicity and interest Adam was experiencing, he started talking to investors, applying for patents, and co-founded a company called Re:Source fitness that put out the first Plugout Spin Bikes and Ellipticals. But the green fitness market wasn’t quite ready in 2010 to support an early stage startup, and Plugout stopped offering equipment in 2011.


Undeterred, Adam continued to develop his equipment, finding simpler and better ways to go green, not only with equipment, but also by creating an energy saving culture in his gyms. The Green Microgyms use about 85% less electricity and their carbon footprint is about one tenth that of a traditionally run gym, per square foot. A member of The Green Microgym saves about ¼ ton of carbon compared to if they belonged to a traditional gym.


After Hurricane Sandy, Adam was contacted by a representative of the New York City Mayor’s office who was exploring ways to help people without power for long periods of time to at least charge their cell phones. This spurred Adam on to complete a project he had been considering for awhile.


The UpCycle Echocharger is a way to turn almost any bicycle into a pedal generator, by swapping out the back wheel and putting it up on a stand. The Ecocharger has been sold all over the world, and even set a World Record with the help of Chevrolet at the 2015 Pan Am Games.


After the UpCycle Ecocharger came The Green Microcycle, an electric bike that is also a pedal generator.


In 2014, Adam sold the 2 gyms he was running, The Green Microgym Alberta and The Green Microgym Sellwood, so he could focus on continuing to build The Green Microgym as The World Leader in Eco Fitness through green gym consulting, sales of Green Fitness Equipment, and helping others start their own green gym.

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Home of The World Record Setting UpCycle Ecocharger

We teamed up with Chevrolet to help power the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto. Over 10,000 riders in 10 days took part!

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The Future Of Fitness Is Here!

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