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Wouldn't a fully-faired three-man trike be fun. Have all three people inline and hunkered down. Maybe one man only to see and steer. Or viewing shields for all, but one guy steering. Make it low and like a rocket on its side. The trike configuration would help with balance and the manpower could overcome the 3-wheel drag. Each man with a wheel. Whole thing under 120 pounds. Wonder if it's been done and how fast?
 

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Wouldn't a fully-faired three-man trike be fun. Have all three people inline and hunkered down.
Well the trike part is already been done many times. One example is using the Kettwiesel delta trike (it allows you to take off the front wheel and attach to the back of another Kettwiesel like a trailer).

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQDcq5vXZHE&feature=related]YouTube - Trike train on the Midtown Greenway[/ame]

Just need to develop a flexible fairing/cover for it! :D
 

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Well the trike part is already been done many times. One example is using the Kettwiesel delta trike (it allows you to take off the front wheel and attach to the back of another Kettwiesel like a trailer).

YouTube - Trike train on the Midtown Greenway

Just need to develop a flexible fairing/cover for it! :D
That's a wild setup. It seems like anything I can think of has already been done to death. Nothing new under the sun.
 

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Civil War sub

Like this?
fun, ever see a picture of the Civil War submarine, the Hunley? That's what I envision but with wheels poking out beneath it. And something lighter than cast iron plates riveted togther. And not a crankshaft inside but rows of foot pedals. Actually, nothing like the Hunley. Forget it.
 
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