ATLAS

Atlas was built in 2009. He has achieved speeds of over 30 mph!!!

    The team took 2nd place overall along with taking
    second in the male sprints, third in the female sprints,
    second in design, and second in endurance.


Where We Go

September 6, 2009 | By: Garrett

ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenge in San Jose, CA

Cal Poly participated in the Annual HPV Challenge in San Jose, CA. The team took second place in design and fourth place overall.


ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenge in Portland, OR

Cal Poly participated in the Annual HPV Challenge in Portland, OR.  The team took second place overall, second in design, and second in the endurance race.  They also placed in both the sprints with Aaron Williams taking second in the male sprints with a speed of 34.89 mph and Natalie Smith took third place in the female sprints with a speed of 31.58 mph.   The frame of the bike was made by former president Aaron Williams and his team for a senior project.  It is a removeable from the bike and very steady and smooth to ride by itself.


Hellyer Velodrome 2009

At the end of May, Cal Poly competed in the fun day again.  There were not as many participants as there were last year.  They raced three HPVs in various events, including Matrix (2007), Athena (2008) and Atlas (2009).

ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenge in Reno, NV

Cal Poly participated in the 25th Annual HPV Challenge in Reno, NV.  The team took fourth place overall, second place in design.  Andrew Ouellet placed first in the male sprints with a speed of 46.3 mph and Natalie Smith took fourth place in the female sprints with a speed of 33.25 mph.   

Hellyer Velodrome 2008

During the last weekend in May, Cal Poly participated in and HPV fun day hosted at San Jose State Park and organized by George and Carole Leone.  We were able to race both Athena and Matrix along with


Battle Mountain-World Human Powered Speed Challenge

This event usually takes place the week before school starts.  The team competes against other teams and individuals in Battle Mountain, NV.  The track has a four mile run up distance and then a 200 meter time trap.  Aaron Williams recently raced Athena and broke 50 mph!!!

Note:  To anyone wishing to join, we meet at the grassy hill in front of Engineering IV (building 192) every Thursday morning at 11.   Come by and see what we're all about!  Please contact us at hpvteam@calpoly.edu if you have any questions or want more information and want to join.