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Old 05-19-08, 11:13 PM   #1
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one less hummer...HPV's rockon!

Well since this thread is about alternate bikes, i guess this is where my new bike belongs, as it really is "alternate", who needs a hummer when you have one of these, goes on water, goes on ice, goes everywhere, and all human/pedal powered

It has a pedal powered propellar for the water sections to, a tandem, sociable, recumbent, amphibious 4 wheeled "alternate" HPV

(i havent worked out how to post pics yet so sorry about the hyperlink!!

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Old 05-20-08, 09:02 AM   #2
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wild. how do you float or steer it in the water?
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neat...are these going to be production bikes or is it one-off?

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Old 05-20-08, 02:21 PM   #4
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all I see is a black screen
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Cool, I like quads, - how do you set up the aquatic conversion?
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Looks good, and light too. I bet it is fun to ride.
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We have a pedal powered propellar attached, via a gearbox to both our bottom brackets. And 2 inflatable cataraft tubes, which are 18ft long with 600kg of bouyancy. And we will be steering with our handlebars attached to a rudder

more pics and videos will be posted up on the site soon, so you will be able to see it in operation(hard to picture in your head)

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