Exploring the limits of my capabilities and sharing my experiences is what I live for. It is through these web pages that I hope to educate, inspire or simply entertain those who share my fascination with all that life has to offer.
The British Human Power Club was formed to foster all aspects of human-powered vehicles - air, land & water - for competitive, recreational and utility activities, to stimulate innovation in design and development in all spheres of HPV's.
This page contains links to a history of the project, a summary of who was involved, a short time line of the project (including a summary of the versions the boat went through), and the project sponsors.
The discussion of any type of equipment or transportation using human muscles, usually leg muscles with cranks and chains. This includes generators, mills, drills, presses, boats, planes, and land vehicles.
The term Human Powered Boat or HPB can refer to rowboats, paddleboats, canoes, kayaks, or even rowing shells. We focus on unique and innovative home-built or production manufactured designs involving lightweight and streamlined hulls, pedals, gears.
The group was formed to promote the use of human powered transportation alternatives on land and water by organizing periodic human power events and competitions for all individuals; including the mental and physically handicapped.
The International Human Powered Vehicle Association is an association of national associations and organizations, dedicated to promoting improvement, innovation and creativity in the use of human power.
The TWIKE defines a new way of transport. In production since 1996, the TWIKE was mainly sold in Switzerland and Germany but also has worldwide appearance through the internet and active customers in the US and other countries.
Windstream Power Systems designs and manufactures residential and commercial renewable power systems using wind, solar, and microhydro energy. We also specialize in educational products like our Human Power Generator.