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

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NEWT

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

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