Posted on July 10th, 2014 by Mary Lord
Their human-powered helicopter hovered into the history books and won the American Helicopter Society’s $1 million Sikorsky prize. Now, a team of University of Toronto engineering students and graduates aims to design the world’s fastest human-powered bicycle.
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Tags: aerodynamics, AeroVelo, Battle Mountain, bicycle, bike, Canada, gear, human-powered vehicle, race, University of Toronto
Posted on August 24th, 2012 by Mary Lord
Who says safety can’t be stylish? Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin, two young Swedish designers, have rethought the traditional bike helmet as an unobtrusive nylon neck-wrap hat operates like a self-deploying air bag to protect your head.
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Tags: airbag, Anna Haupt, bicycle, bike helmet, Design, head injury, helmet, Hovding, industrial design, safety, Sweden, Terese Alstin