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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

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  1. R2AK 2018

    Are you talking about Georgi Georgiev? If you want someone who knows more than most about recumbent power, he's the guy!!! It would be amazing to see his approach to this.
  2. Sailors Powerboat

    More info They say it takes $250K a year to operate, but to me, it's as bad assed as it gets! http://theoldmotor.com/?p=100045
  3. R2AK 2018

    I too have some experience riding recumbents and would add that Amati's connection between torque and knee stress may be an issue for those who don't have many miles ridden in the recumbent position but the larger issue is muscle groups. Traditional bikes use the quad muscles and recumbents use the glutes. Unless you have years of riding in the recumbent position, your glutes will not be up to the job of spinning and climbing in the recumbent position. The development of these recumbent pedal drive systems for R2AK would be better served if the persons pedaling them started training in the recumbent position now, so as not to suffer from expecting too much from an unused muscle group! This pic is from when we used to race at the Portland Speedway.
  4. Sailors Powerboat

    She's lived on Lake Tahoe since 1940.
  5. R2AK 2018

    Dang, does this mean we're not going to Oz to fetch your Newick?
  6. Affordable racing tris vs. cats (<35ft)

    I looked at Erin to buy and sailed her, but discovered some flaws and walked. She is not a light air boat and handles heavy air just fine but she steers like a semi truck and gets into irons easily. Something regarding daggerboard/mast placement. A fella from Santa Cruz bought her and snapped the carbon mast going to Santa Cruz. Might be able to get her for a reduced price now!
  7. Missing Title

    Thanks for all the suggestions! The sellers are working at this as hard as I am. The state of Washington should register it free and clear with the trail of ownership documentation we have but they insist on the 3 year waiting period. Calif requires the previous state's title to register it in Calif. Thanks to feedback from this thread I have a couple new possibilities. Don't want to jinx the deal so I'll wait to disclose the type of boat Mr. Beer!
  8. Sailors Powerboat

    Sorry, I'd just had a beer and was blowin some silly boat gas. I grew up drunk on the power density of fossil fuels and have toyed with electric vehicles enough to know it's like drinking near beer. It might get you there, but why bother. Thank goodness I didn't say I wanted to put a diesel sipping 50 ton Gardner in it!
  9. Missing Title

    Except that the state of origin is not the state I want to register it in and my state wont touch it without a title.
  10. Missing Title

    Thanks, very interested in this. Can you PM me?
  11. Sailors Powerboat

    PTW, R2AK, family time, there's just not enough hours. Can we clone him?
  12. Sailors Powerboat

    My bad, just dreaming anyways cuz I'd never be able to talk Russell into it. Guess I'll have ta go after Nige and his cool cat!
  13. Sailors Powerboat

    I want him to build one of these using a 3-phase 4-pole AC Induction motor and a Tesla PowerWall battery system with the cabintops covered with solar panels.
  14. Missing Title

    Before you tell me to look for another boat, I want to buy an out of state boat that has no current paperwork. The state of origin will issue new registration for that state, but will not issue title for 3 years under the clause of not knowing who the previous owner was. With this boat, we do know who the previous owner was and it is included in the trust of the previous owner who passed. My state will not accept registering a boat without the title. I've already looked at getting the boat documented by the USCG but I'm not sure it will qualify under the 5 net tonnage rule. I'm open to all ideas to make this trans-action happen. Thanks
  15. Sailors Powerboat

    A PT Watercraft wood and epoxy version of this cat, that can trailer and is as beautiful and light-weight like Humdinger. Drool!!! But there isn't enough coconuts on my beach to pay what it would take to make that dream happen. Sign me up for one of your models too.