Tinkernut demonstrates how to hook up your exercise bike to Google Maps. Using a stationary bike can be good for your health but it can also be boring. You can spice up your exercise regiment by using Google Maps. You will need a USB keypad with arrow keys, a magnetic contact alarm with wires, soldering equipment, an exercise bike and a laptop computer. Connect the contact alarm to the up arrow key on the keypad by opening up the keypad and connecting the wires to the up arrow key by soldering the alarm to the logic board. Reassemble the keypad. Plug the USB pad into the computer and open up Google Maps. Make sure the number lock is on. Attach the rig to the exercise bike. Every time you pedal, Google Maps will advance on your laptop screen.
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