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. Human Powered Vehicles Cycling Sports.
Human-powered transport is the transport of person(s) and/or goods using human muscle power. Like animal-powered transport, human-powered transport has existed since time immemorial in the form of walking, running and swimming. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Human-powered transport is the transport of person and/or goods using human muscle power. Like animal-powered transport, human-powered transport has existed since time immemorial in the form of walking, running and swimming. Modern technology has allowed machines to enhance human-power.
- Human-powered transport Category
- Active mobility - Active mobility, Active Travel, Active Transport or Active Transportation, is a form of transport of people and sometimes goods, that only uses the physical activity of the human being for the locomotion.
- Adirondack guideboat - Adirondack guideboats were built since the early 19th century and evolved from a hunting skiff to today's highly refined design, virtually unchanged since the late 19th century.
- Animal locomotion - Animal locomotion, in ethology, is any of a variety of movements or methods that animals use to move from one place to another. Some modes of locomotion are self-propelled, e.g., running, swimming, jumping, flying, hopping, soaring and gliding.
- Carfree city - A carfree city or car free city is a population center that relies primarily on public transport, walking, or cycling for transport within the urban area.
- Carrying on the head - Carrying on the head is a common practice in many parts of the world, as an alternative to carrying a burden on the back, shoulders, head and so on.
- Erden Eru - Erden Eru is a Turkish-born American adventurer who became the first person in history to complete an entirely solo and entirely human-powered circumnavigation of the Earth on 21 July 2012 in Bodega Bay, California, United States.
- The June Moxon Braised Brass Sculptures and The Kinetic Sculpture Race www
The sculptures race at events throughout the USA. Moxon Braised Brass Sculptures and The Kinetic Sculpture Race. Judged for art, engineering, pageantry and speed, these vehicles race on mud, pavement, sand, and water. June Moxon Braised Brass Sculptures and The Kinetic Sculpture Race.
- Details Trans Canada Human Powered Speed Record HPV www
Details one man's quest to break the trans-Canada speed record. Trans Canada Human Powered Speed Record HPV.
- Contains Team Y-knot's Kinetic Sculpture Site www
Contains pictures, Y-knot's Kinetic Sculpture Site, movies and commentary of their projects. The first sculpture, Chips N Dips, ran in the 2002 Arcata to Ferndale Kinetic Sculpture Race. Team Y-knot's Kinetic Sculpture Site.
- Build AtomicZombie www
Build recumbent bikes, AtomicZombie, trikes, and electric vehicles. Complete plans and a forum for builders around the world. AtomicZombie.
- Links Kinetic Sculpture Links www
Links to photo galleries, Sculpture Links, descriptions, artists and active Kinetic Sculpture Race sites in the U.S. and worldwide. Kinetic Sculpture Links.
- Offers Dan Speas' Variable Exercise Bicycle www
Offers overview and photo gallery of a cable-driven bike with independent pedals and an infinite array of gear ratios. Speas' Variable Exercise Bicycle. It is useful as a rehabilitation tool. Features videos on the bike and riding. Dan Speas' Variable Exercise Bicycle.
- The Human Powered Equipment and Transportation www
The discussion of any type of equipment or transportation using human muscles, Powered Equipment and Transportation, usually leg muscles with cranks and chains. This includes generators, mills, drills, presses, boats, planes, and land vehicles. Human Powered Equipment and Transportation.
- A Champiot www
A four-wheel rowing exerciser. Champiot. Videos, specifications, pictures, and how to order. Champiot.
- The Human Powered Race America www
The only racing series in the United States for recumbent and Human Powered Vehicles (HPVs). Powered Race America. Includes events calendar, overview and history, along with information regarding the .deciMach Prize For Human Powered Speed. Human Powered Race America.
- Site UC Berkeley Human Powered Vehicle (HPV) Team www
Site dedicated to human powered vehicles and the assault on the human powered vehicle land speed record. Berkeley Human Powered Vehicle (HPV) Team. UC Berkeley Human Powered Vehicle (HPV) Team.
- Three Kinetic Grand Championship www
Three day race in California. Grand Championship. Site includes photo gallery and museum. Kinetic Grand Championship.
- Demonstration Bicycle Trailer www
Demonstration of practical human powered bicycle transportation: a cargo trailer for use behind a bike. Bicycle Trailer.
- Bike Bike Design for Engineers www
Bike design at CALPOLY San Luis Obispo. Design for Engineers. Includes background on the first human powered helicopter as well as student bicycle designs. Bike Design for Engineers.
- Manufacturer Surreys by Tecnoart of America, Inc. www
Manufacturer of four-wheel pedal-powered cycles known as surreys. Tecnoart of America, Inc.. Offers products for sale and surrey rental business opportunities. Surreys by Tecnoart of America, Inc..
- Focused Quadcycles www
Focused on the proliferation and improvement of the "4 wheeled bike. Quadcycles." Features links to manufacturers and related resources to earth conscious types of transportation. Quadcycles.
- Deux Le vélo couché www
Deux amateurs du ligfiets en Hainaut Occidental souhaitent partager leur passion avec les amateurs de la petite reine. vélo couché. Présentation, concept et caractéristiques du Le vélo couché.
- Matthieu Un tour du monde en vélo couché www
Matthieu Monceaux explique son tour du monde à vélo couché 44000km en 27 mois. tour du monde en vélo couché. Pourquoi, quel trajet, les récits, les photos, le matériel. Un tour du monde en vélo couché.
- National U.S. Handcycling Federation www
National governing body of American handcycling. U.S. Handcycling Federation.
- Started Yahoo Groups: Handcyclists www
Started and maintained by Challenge Cycling. Yahoo Groups: Handcyclists.
- Serves Recumbent and Tandem Rider Magazine www
Serves as a forum of communication for riders and enthusiasts of recumbent and tandem bicycles. and Tandem Rider Magazine. The magazine includes reviews, editorials, how-to's and other related material. Recumbent and Tandem Rider Magazine.
- Dedicated Bentrider Online Magazine www
Dedicated to promoting recumbent cycling. Online Magazine. Contains reviews of new bikes, editorials, recumbent events, industry rumors. Bentrider Online Magazine.
- Recumbent Oregon Human Powered Vehicles www
Recumbent riding club serving Oregon and Southwest Washington. Human Powered Vehicles. Provides links to other recumbent sites and FAQs. Oregon Human Powered Vehicles.
- Organized OzHPV www
Organized HPV events in Australia. OzHPV. Includes event information and schedule. OzHPV.
- An Recumbent Bicycle Source www
An enthusiast reference site for everyone interested in recumbent bikes and trikes. Recumbent Bicycle Source.
- The North American Velomobilist Website www
The velomobile: self-contained, American Velomobilist Website, fully (or semi-) enclosed bicycle-based vehicles. Commercial acquisition sources as well as roll-your-own designs and construction techniques. North American Velomobilist Website.
- A World of Waterbiking www
A non-profit portal for the Human Powered Vehicle Society provided by Delft Waterbike Technology, Waterbiking, The Netherlands. Features racing events calendar, press releases and articles, design information, teams and boats, and links. World of Waterbiking.
- The Nomadic Research Labs www
The story and evolution from Behemoth to Microship, Research Labs, water-type HPVs. Nomadic Research Labs.
- Rules, BikeFriz www
Rules, BikeFriz, guidelines for play, pictures and links to related resources including the Bikefriz players group. BikeFriz.
- Active Bicycle Power www
Active links in the fledgling world of power-assist systems for bicycles. Bicycle Power.
- Alexa: Human Powered Vehicles Cycling
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Human Powered Vehicles Cycling
- DMOZ: Human Powered Vehicles Cycling
dmoz.org Directory: Human Powered Vehicles Cycling