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Old 05-03-2008, 10:22 AM   #61 (permalink)
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I was wondering where you went. Congrats on the 2nd place for design!

Is the yellow harness a competition requirement, or to help you do the 2-wheel thing without falling off the seat?

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Old 05-03-2008, 03:12 PM   #62 (permalink)
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I was wondering where you went. Congrats on the 2nd place for design!

Is the yellow harness a competition requirement, or to help you do the 2-wheel thing without falling off the seat?
Required safety equipment... Although, I think our belt is overkill We're required to have roll over and side protection and seat belts.

Roll bar is that open ended tube at the top AND the dérailleur tube in the front - when seated and belted properly, the line those two points make never crosses the rider....

Those hoop thingers on the side around shoulder/side height are the side protection... We had to load both bars significantly to verify our analysis
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What is quite interesting to me is similarity to the Corbin Sparrow. I will patiently await the Corbin Raven!

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Old 05-04-2008, 08:36 PM   #64 (permalink)
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The Sparrow, minus the drag inducing front wheel arches...
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Old 05-04-2008, 10:11 PM   #65 (permalink)
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What is quite interesting to me is similarity to the Corbin Sparrow. I will patiently await the Corbin Raven!

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This happens every year We design, build, compete... Then someone says it looks like something that we've never seen and/or considered

Well, at least you didn't call it a pizza butt


Although, I did find this cool trike while looking for the sparrow
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You never said how the truck MPG issue went.

Looks good. What are the details, man? The details! Max speed, weight, etc.

Good job on the 2nd place win. I'm interested in reading your design report when it's posted. So, now what happens to black hole that sucked up the last months of your life? I'd keep it as a personal commuter, maybe change the tail and deliver some pizzas!

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You never said how the truck MPG issue went.

Looks good. What are the details, man? The details! Max speed, weight, etc.

Good job on the 2nd place win. I'm interested in reading your design report when it's posted. So, now what happens to black hole that sucked up the last months of your life? I'd keep it as a personal commuter, maybe change the tail and deliver some pizzas!

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All coming soon I'm not quite out of the event horizon that is the black hole Later this week, I'll be a)in San Francisco and b) have more free time
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Maybe the black hole did take you . I really look forward to the update of this thread. I've been checking back every day for two weeks! The anticipation is killing me! PLEASE UPDATE!
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Where's the update? Come on don't leave me hanging here.

Oh btw, i'm team member of the UCF Heavy Lift Regular Class competition (aka big and cool looking Vee tail R/C airplane) I must know how you did after watching you guys design and build that thing for a year.

If you're wondering we finished 13 out of 39 teams, our wheels (not the landing gear) failed us.
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Ahh man, you can't post that and not provide a link - or at least pictures That sounds AWESOME! Is it the sort of thing you have to wear SCUBA (I'm padi certified, and I've always wanted to ride in something like that )?

http://www.youtube.com/user/jacercutio

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