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Upright Mike
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Posted - 04/26/2013 :  21:03:00  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Annual Collegiate Human Powered Vehicle Competition (HPVC) sponsored by the ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Participation only open to college teams, Spectators welcome

Friday - Judging - at Ferris State. Teams present their vehicles to judges and the public.

Saturday - Sprint/ Drag Races (8 am till noon) - then (2 to 4 pm) Innovation Event at Roben-Hood airport, approximately two miles north of Ferris State.

Sunday - Endurance Event/Road Race (8:30 am till 11 am) - around Ferris State campus, on campus roads. There is a parking lot section that includes a shalom course, hairpin turn, pit area, and stop sign that will challenge the vehicles. Teams switch riders throughout the 2.5 hour endurance event. Awards Banquet at Student Center 1:30 pm to 3 pm.

http://www.asme.org/events/competitions/human-powered-vehicle-challenge-(hpvc)

Home Page: http://www.asme.org/events/competitions/human-powered-vehicle-challenge-(hpvc)/hpvc-east
Course maps: http://files.asme.org/asmeorg/Events/Contests/HPV/33397.pdf
Schedule of Events: http://www.asme.org/wwwasmeorg/media/ASMEMedia/Events/Competitions/Schedule-of-Events-HPVC-East-2013.pdf

Edited by - Upright Mike on 04/26/2013 21:08:11

Upright Mike
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Posted - 04/26/2013 :  21:07:52  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The weather looks good for racing this weekend!
Weather predictions, as of Friday midnight...

Saturday Sprint Event: 8 am (49 deg F) till noon (61 deg F), 7 mph winds, 10% chance of precipitation, mix of clouds and sun.

Saturday Innovation Event: 2 pm to 4 pm (66 to 67 deg F) Sunny

Sunday 8:30 am till 11 am 2.5 hour Endurance Event: (50 to 59 deg F) mosty sunny, 10% chance of precipitation.
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Upright Mike
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USA
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Posted - 05/01/2013 :  17:53:37  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Local news broadcast of the ASME East.
http://www.9and10news.com/story/22091776/ferris-state-university-hosts-a-human-vehicle-challenge
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