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This could compete with the Hobie Yo!-Row!
« on: April 22, 2020, 11:14:18 AM »
https://gfycat.com/insistentfatafricangoldencat

My daughter sent me this weird little link... 


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Re: This could compete with the Hobie Yo!-Row!
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2020, 02:31:09 PM »
I looked at it harder - it does not seem she is putting nearly the effort required for forward movement... But, the detail I am most interested in: the gyroscopic balance!

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Re: This could compete with the Hobie Yo!-Row!
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2020, 03:48:50 PM »
The silver box over the rear wheel looks a lot like the battery on my wife's ebike, just saying

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Re: This could compete with the Hobie Yo!-Row!
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2020, 08:34:17 PM »
100% Tom. But really why not get a little exercise while riding? I kinda love it lol.

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Re: This could compete with the Hobie Yo!-Row!
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2020, 09:58:25 PM »
There was a guy who when SUP was just starting, rigged up a sort of paddle wheel through the middle of the SUP board. It was driven by a bicycle crank that was mounted upside down and was driven with his hands. He sat in a fold up chair on it, and just cranked away with his arms all around the harbor. He had a little rudder on the back that he controlled with his feet. Clever .....
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