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A HUMAN POWERED, AUTO-SHIFTING, LINEAR PEDALING, RECREATION-AL OR EXERCISE…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Education
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
7654
Program Year/Program:
1988 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
7654
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Mica Trike
2646 N. E. Quay Lincoln City, OR 97367
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1988
Title: A HUMAN POWERED, AUTO-SHIFTING, LINEAR PEDALING, RECREATION-AL OR EXERCISE VEHICLE FOR THE DISABLED
Agency: ED
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $28,000.00
 

Abstract:

THIS HUMAN POWERED RECREATIONAL VEHICLE HAS UNIQUE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS: IT IS A FRONT WHEEL DRIVE RECUMBENT TRICYCLE WITH AUTOMATIC SHIFTING, PERFECT STEERINGPOSITIVE CAMBER AND CASTER, TOE OUT, A SUSPENSION SYSTEM ON FRONT AND BACK, AND NONSKID BRAKES ON ALL WHEELS. THE COM- BINATION OF STEERING, BRAKING, AND PEDALING WITH THE LINEAR DRIVE SYSTEM CAN BE POWERED BY ANY ONE LIMB OR COMBINATION OF LIMBS WITH ARM LEVERS, FOOT PEDALS, OR BOTH. THE MAIN FRAME IS COMPRISED OF ONE TEARDROP SHAPED AIRCRAFT ALUMINUM TUBE. ATTACHED TO THIS TUBE IS THE SEAT, WHICH IS ADJUSTABLE TO FIT ALL RIDERS. THE SEAT IS DESIGNED SO THE REAR WHEEL IS ALWAYS UNDER THE RIDER, CUSHIONING ROAD SHOCK AND PREVENTING UNDUE STRESS ON THE SINGLE FRAME MEMBER. THIS VEHICLE HAS A WHEELBASE OF FIFTY-FOUR INCHES, WITH A WIDTH OF THIRTY INCHES BETWEEN THE TWO FRONT WHEELS, ONLY FOUR INCES WIDER THAN A BICYCLE'S HANDLEBARS. THE MAIN TUBEFOLDS AND THE FRONT AND REAR ASSEMBLIES DISENGAGE FROM THE MAIN TUBE WITH QUICK RELEASE ATTACHMENTS TO PERMIT EASY TRANSPORTATION AND STORAGE. IT IS CALCULATED WEIGHT OF THE ENTIRE VEHICLE IS UNDER FORTY-FIVE POUNDS. WHICH IS DESIGNED TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THEIR STRENGTHS AND

Principal Investigator:

Michael d. lane
DESIGNER AND BUILDER
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Small Business Information at Submission:

Mica Trike
2646 N. E. Quay Lincoln City, OR 97367

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No