The following is an excerpt from HPV Deutschland e.V.. "Human-powered vehicles include land, air and aquatic vehicles. These vehicles are powered solely by human muscles. They don't use any form of stored energy." HPVs can be divided into three main categories: Air = Human Powered Aircraft (HPA), Sea = Human Powered Boats (HPB), Land = Recumbents and Handcycling.
Build recumbent bikes, trikes, and electric vehicles. Complete plans and a forum for builders around the world.
Bike Design for Engineers
Bike design at CALPOLY San Luis Obispo. Includes background on the first human powered helicopter as well as student bicycle designs.
A four-wheel rowing exerciser. Videos, specifications, pictures, and how to order.
Dan Speas' Variable Exercise Bicycle
Offers overview and photo gallery of a cable-driven bike with independent pedals and an infinite array of gear ratios. It is useful as a rehabilitation tool. Features videos on the bike and riding.
Human Powered Equipment and Transportation
The discussion of any type of equipment or transportation using human muscles, usually leg muscles with cranks and chains. This includes generators, mills, drills, presses, boats, planes, and land vehicles.
Human Powered Race America
The only racing series in the United States for recumbent and Human Powered Vehicles (HPVs). Includes events calendar, overview and history, along with information regarding the .deciMach Prize For Human Powered Speed.
Kinetic Grand Championship
Three day race in California. Site includes photo gallery and museum.
Kinetic Sculpture Links
Links to photo galleries, descriptions, artists and active Kinetic Sculpture Race sites in the U.S. and worldwide.
Focused on the proliferation and improvement of the "4 wheeled bike." Features links to manufacturers and related resources to earth conscious types of transportation.
Trans Canada Human Powered Speed Record HPV
Details one man's quest to break the trans-Canada speed record.
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