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2012 WHPSC Wednesday Racing Pictures

Wednesday

Photo by Mike Mowett
Nitroglycerin drive system2
Cygnus Beta with Jan Marcel is held steady by Arnold from Raptobike after another 77 mph run his 2nd in a row 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Dinner at Owl Club with Altair team
Dinner time with Raymond Gage Georgi Georgiev and Sean Costin at the Owl Club 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Gareth Hanks Completely Overzealous is completely exhausted after his WORLD RECORD. Faster than yesterdays 69 mph non-legal wind, faster than Orion Trikes 66 mph world record from 2008
Al Krause holds the radio in catch as racers eagerly await their speeds 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Big trucks roll through Start area often. Some of the drivers stopped to watch races and came to the Civic Center
Nitroglycerin drive system 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
GlowWorm Larry Lem estatic after world record as the Captain
GlowWorm cameras all around 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
GlowWorm Phil Plath stoker set his second consecutive record this time with Larry as captain. Phil is also the second faster backwards facing rider after Damjan
Greg Thomas happy after his 72 mph 116 kph personal best with legal wind 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Hans and Ellen turn to watch someone being caught in Catch area
Observers getting off bus at the Spectator or Timing area 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Part of TU Delft team ontop a large dirt mound
Sebastiaan Bowier went over 80 mph for a second time in his career for the fastest speed of the competition thus far 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Someone on top their car is getting great video from near the timing area
Super7 view at night under CalPoly tent 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
The French Altair team found this real bone out on the course and ziptied it to the bumper of their rental vehicle and put Mavic stickers on it
TU Delft has Human Power film crew and their own video person recording their BM trip 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
A happy Super7 team
Dave Kennedy carrys one of the Moultons Jim Glover prepares to race 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Alex Selwa from University of Toronto warms up
Breakfast time at the Super8 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Cal Poly Gemini rolls up to launch
Cal Poly undergoes some prep work 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Chris Broome inspecting the Altair3 or Altair4 bike
Ellen out riding in Battle Mountain on the bicycle lane 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Kira does a hard warmup in the Super7 Giovanni sitting on bumper
Kira is about to have the top half of the Super7 velcro in place 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Most of the University of Toronto team hard at work on the BlueNose
Possible CocaCola sponsorship. I don't know how this got on top the machine but it seemed a logical place for someone to put the top 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Sean Costin trys out Robert Barnett's drag racing hand and foot powered bike
Some really smart guys talk about bikes and aerodynamics. Charlie Ollinger in center and Todd Reichert both know CFD and aerodynamics well 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Super Seven with seven wheels gets one final steady hand from Jan Marcel
The repaired tail section of Torontos Vortex. This bike crashed tail first into the top of the banking on a velodrome this summer which I saw 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Thom Ollinger and brother Charlie get the OB Wan into position for Thoms first ever ride in it with the top on
Trefor Evans of University of Toronto prepares to work with some nasty stuff 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Trefor Evans warms up on the professor Jun Nogami SpeedMachine which has full suspension
University of Toronto BlueNose was built in 2012 for the ASME competition Large holes had to be cut in the bottom for the ASME competiiton They have since been filled back in 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
University of Toronto Vortex was built in 2011 for the ASME Competition which it did very well at It was also raced last year at Battle Mountain
University of Toronto Vortex with Todd Reichert went over 70 mph five times last year but have yet to break last years marks 
Photo by Mike Mowett

Photo by Mike Mowett
Veniamin is the builder of the Tetiva ridden by Sergey Dashevskey This team came all the way from Moscow Russia
Will Kennedy warms up on a Cervelo He hadn't raced since 1993 when Mike Mowett and him were youngsters on uprights in midwest races  
Photo by Mike Mowett

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