Oct 21

The TriBike Project!

By Graham Uncategorized Comments Off

The Tribike project is a design project to create 2 trikes for Jay Reid and Caroline to be able to compete in a triathlon this upcoming spring.

The trikes:

The Three Person Trike (TriBike)

For the cycle portion of the race a three person recumbent tricycle to power all three members of the team at road bike speeds. Two of the three riding positions are required to be in a side by side format so that both riders can be in visual contact so that they can communicate by signing to one another.

The Running Cart

This is a pedal operated single speed bike with a target maximum speed of the 9 minute mile. This vehicle has handlebars attached to the back so that 2 people in the team Run along to compete the running portion of the race.

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