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GM builds prototype handcycles for wounded vets [w/video]

by Seyth Miersma (RSS feed) on Dec 13th, 2012 at 1:29PM

Chevrolet and students from Michigan Technological University have teamed up to build some prototype hand cycles, designed to allow wounded veterans to compete in racing events. Three-wheel hand cycles have proven useful for amputee or other seriously injured athletes in the past, as the design allows for them to lean forwards while pedaling with their hands. This new cycle, designed by MTU engineering students, has been built to be stronger, more comfortable and more portable than existing hand cycles. In fact, during the design process, students and their Chevy engineer mentors spent... Read More

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