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A call to produce a new class of amphibious

A call to produce a new class of amphibious
sport/transportation systems.

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  • 1. Newt
  • 2. Pictures to Get
    • Map of Lyle/Mosier/HR Bridge
    • fish + car
    • Examples/pictures of historical attempts
    • Examples/pictures of current: torpedo lifeboat, trike with big wheels, boat with floaties, etc.
    • Old and new picts of: bikes, kayaks/boats, electrical motor
    • P icture of Newt
    • Historical ferry
    • HR bridge traffic (driver pov or line onto freeway on 3 rd exit)
  • 3. Necessity is Mother of Invention
  • 4. Necessity is Mother of Invention
    • (picture of map that shows 40 minutes down the river and across the bridge)
  • 5. Amphibious
    • Never been done before
    • (fish + car)
  • 6. History of Failure
    • Emphasis has been on heavy, military, power intensive, car design
    • Divinci competitions – through mud, over land
    • Seen as big ridiculous toys
  • 7. History of Failure
    • Success
  • 8. History of Failure
    • Success
  • 9. History of Failure
    • Success
  • 10. S o me Out There Now
    • Bikes with floatable platoons
    • Auto canoe – with wheels
    • Won innovative design contest: trike with huge tires that pump up
    • Lifeboat from oil rigs = torpedo-like device (like velomobile)
      • Maybe it can swim as well as roll
      • Pull a lever or two and we’re in boat mode
      • Great on land and swims well too
      • For commute or sport …
      • As energy supply systems get more sophisticated, we can take advantage
  • 11. S o me Out There Now Auto Canoe
  • 12. R ight time
    • Bike design
      • Light weight
      • Technology
      • Engineering, manufacturing,
        • Scrutinized ad nausium
        • Optimized – light weight, strengths
    • Also Kiaking/boats have also reached maturity
      • Light weight
    • Electrical devices
      • Lightweight
  • 13. R ight time
    • Bike design
      • Light weight
      • Technology
      • Engineering, manufacturing,
        • Scrutinized ad nausium
        • Optimized – light weight, strengths
    • Also Kiaking/boats have also reached maturity
      • Lightweight
    • Electrical devices
      • Lightweight
  • 14.  
  • 15. Vision
    • Vision: lightweight, ultra-light aircraft tech
      • Velomobile as prototype
  • 16. Velomobile
    • (masters thesis: how they are more sustainable)
    • (picture of a newT: explain meaning)
  • 17. Velomobiles
  • 18. Velomobiles
  • 19. Velomobiles
  • 20. Velomobiles
  • 21. Velomobiles
  • 22. Velomobiles
  • 23. Right place
    • Pain of bridges
      • E xpensive
      • Big modern giant bridges have visual and environmental issues
      • Need for number of crossing points
      • (pict of old historic ferry)
  • 24. Right place
  • 25. Right people
    • Gorge is made up of talented – intellectuals
    • P eople who ride
  • 26. Ending
  • 27. Electric Bike
  • 28. Recumbents
    • “Bents”