Posts Tagged ‘bicycle’

Kinetic Sculpture Race 2011 Arcata CA

May 28, 2011

Art Bicycles Travel over Land, Sand and Sea…These pictures were taken at the Manila Cultural Center where the Sculptures change wheels to SandWorthy Tires for a run thru the dunes and on the Beach.

Duane Flatmo Dragon

Gloryopolis

Rutabaga Queen (left) Mushroom Sculpture

CD Sparkle Fish

Whirrled Peas

Tiger Amazon

WASA Space Shuttle

Banana Slug

Magic-Elf

These Vehicles are Human powered ART bicycles some with as many as 8 people pedaling. Amazing. The mechanical engineering is quite complex as some people sit sideways and the chain drive is coupled together. They float and use paddles to propel the machines… also, they travel on sand dunes and down a very steep sand hill nicknamed “Deadmans Drop”… If we could just use this engineering knowhow to build a better auto, we could use less foreign oil.

Official website of June Moxon, Ken Biedelman and Duane Flatmo:  http://kineticsculpturelab.com/

Dreadlocked Lady admires a Kinetic Sculpture

Private Eyes Kinetic Sculpture

Milk Wagon

Checking Chain Drive at the Kinetic Sculpture Race

Compact Disc Swirling behind Magic Leaf.

Compact Discs and Magic Leaf

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12 volt dc human/bicycle generator:

April 5, 2009

This machine converts human fat to electricity. By riding the exercise bike, a person spins the automobile generator creating power. Designed and Built by the Humboldt State University Campus Center for Appropriate Technology, this generator is used to power the public address system at SLAMFEST and many other gatherings on campus.

12 volt power generator

12 volt power generator

http://www.humboldt.edu/~ccat/pedalpower/


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