Team Cygnus has developed a fully faired recumbent bicycle that can compete with the fastest recumbents in the world. The main goal is to use an optimum man-machine combination to break world records. The Cygnus team consists of technical specialists from various disciplines. Between them they have many years of experience with fully faired recumbents both in racing and in designing. All Cygnus team members are racers at the highest level. Every year they compete in national and international competitions such as Battle Mountain, the European Championship, the World Championship, and the Michigan Human Powered Speed Challenge, but they also attempt to break records on the tracks of RDW, DEKRA and Opel.

zaterdag 17 maart 2012

March 9 / 11

Meanwhile progress on Project Cygnus is slow but steady.
Not only is Cygnus Beta being improved and made ready for sprint records in Nevada, also Cygnus Alpha and the Cygnus Trike are being modified for use.
The hatchplug is being prepared to make a mold.
Subframe for the Cygnus Trike out of aluminum (velomobiel.nl)
In order to reinforce the subframes we make our own "solid carbon".
In order to make a "hunchback"-hatch the exact size is being determined.