I Want One of Those!
Forget training wheels. The Gyrobike keeps beginners upright every time. The novel bike features a gyroscopic flywheel fitted into the front wheel.
Inventors Hannah Murnen ’06, Augusta Niles ’07, Nathan Sigworth, and Deborah Sperling ’06 won the Phillip R. Jackson Award for most outstanding overall performance in last fall’s ENGS 21 (Introduction to Engineering). M.E.M. candidate Jon den Hartog ’03 was the team’s teaching assistant.
The four-wheeled “Better Jogging Stroller” improves on the stability and steering of three-wheeled models. A twist of the handlebar turns the front wheels right or left. ENGS 21 students Jennifer Crist ’07, Kevin Olds ’07, Patrick Rodjito, Brenda Zarate ’05, and Mike Hart ’07 designed the stroller. The team’s teaching assistant was M.E.M. candidate Jeff Hebert ’04.comments powered by Disqus