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    Class Project

    I am working on a project for school. My partner and I are considering designing a device that keeps your head cool as well as provides a source of drinking water. It was a backpack with a tube that runs through a bicycle helmet around your head for cooling. The cold water can also be used for drinking water. We haven't worked out the specifics yet, but those are the basic points. Not being an avid biker, I'm not sure its something that would be widely accepted. If possible, I'd like input on this idea. Also, if you could answer a few questions, I'd appreciate it greatly.

    Would you be interested in something like this?
    How much would you spend on something like this?


    Thank you.
    - Dan Panebianco

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    Would you be interested in something like this?
    No.


    How much would you spend on something like this?
    Nothing.
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    evaporative cooling

    Cyclists spend a lot of money on lightweight helmets. Anything that limits the movement of their head while adding weight will not be popular. Besides, moving air works pretty good at removing heat. Water tubing will work more as an insulator than anything.

    If you want to cool a cyclist think "evaporative cooling".

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    i dont think it would keep the water cool. your head would heat the water up, so it would be like drinking your own sweat...or pee

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    This is a joke ,



    right?



    If not then my answer is that it would be a hard sell. Don't make too many of them so you won't have to have a yard sale to give them all away later.
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