General Cycling Discussion - Human Powered Bus
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04-13-03, 08:16 PM
My bike club sent out this link of a human powered bus.
04-13-03, 09:05 PM
Public transit when the oil runs out :)
04-13-03, 10:09 PM
They've had one of these going in North Sydney for a few years. We're also thinking of doing one for Ride to Work day on the Gold Coast this year. I might hang on to that link.
04-13-03, 11:09 PM
I'd hate to be the last person on the bus route. Imagine being the only passenger and having to pedal that thing on your own.:D
04-14-03, 01:55 AM
LMAO school bus trips would be soooo much quieter....the guys down the back would be panting cause they're so fat.... and id be up the front spinning with ease lol
04-14-03, 02:02 AM
2,500kg divided by 32 cyclists = 78kg of bus per person! and I thought that my Steel MTB was heavy!!!
I wonder what speed difference there would be between students and some Tour de France guys?
04-14-03, 04:39 AM
78kg ?? That's a lot!! I guess once it starts moving, things should be easier.
New for the Tour de France, team bus stages!!!! Nine men, one bus, 100 miles...Who will finish first??
04-14-03, 10:17 AM
I think if you got 32 tour riders on that bus you'd start breaking things... like the bus!
04-15-03, 04:19 AM
32 x 500watts = 16,000 watts!! that cruddy drive shaft will snap!
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