Thursday, August 9, 2007

New toy



Check this out, the new Pumpabike. Apparently it's taken years of development to build this human-powered hydrofoil, which can get along at eight to nine metres per second - tramping!

The foil has an oscillating motion, transmitting your energy - lots of it! - to carry and push you along.

Just wondering if this would be eligible to compete in the Everglades Challenge with...

3 comments:

Rachel said...

There are 4 of these for rent at a house on Pleasant Green Rd - they usually have them parked in their front yard with a sign that gives their phone number....

Kristen said...

Thanks, Rachel. Is that the road near the Eno in Durham?

Capt'n "O" Dark 30 said...

I thought New toys were for Andrew... careful now... you don't want to upset "your" Captain.

:-)