DESIGNATOR: XH-1 (aka “The X-Ring”)
DESIGN TEAM: TomorroVation Design Group
VEHICLE TYPE: weight-optimized composite space-frame construction, dual-monocoque-synchronized-wheels, 2-foot-momentum-drive, 1-pilot, 0-parachutes
Outer Diameter: 6 ft, 4 in
Width: 22.0 in
Curb Weight: 18.2 lb (dry)
Maximum Height: 6 ft, 2 in
Maximum Weight: 160.0 lb (dry)
Location: Nevada Test Site, Broom Lake (dry)
Zero to 60 mph: 4.2 sec (off a cliff)
Top Speed: 172 mph (off same cliff)
Braking, 172-0 mph: 0.23 in
International Human Powered Vehicle Association (IHPVA)
The X-Ring deployed on its maiden voyage. Hermosa Beach, California.
A successful launching of the X-Ring into the Time Warner Cable, Manhattan Beach Middle School, Family Science Night (May 3, 2013, 4pm-8pm) … with some assistance from Houston.