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Got a bike! Got a bike!

1985 Fuji Espree, $50 from craigslist. Should be a fun little commuter, might even try using it for exercise. The Ram is a bit cumbersome in town and everything is within 5 or 6 miles of my place, so a bike seems like a good choice for most days when I go to Walmart to buy more ping pong balls.

Completed the American Solar Challenge  Completed the American Solar Challenge 

1700 miles, from Omaha NE to Bend OR. What a trip.

It's alive! It's alive!

Sunergy.appstate.edu

Need help finding a potentiometer gas pedal

Last minute change on the solar car, our hall effect pedal wont work, looking for a readily available pedal that uses a potentiometer. Either available locally at a parts store or could get here by monday.

2000 Ram 2500 Cummins: 1 month of ownership  2000 Ram 2500 Cummins: 1 month of ownership 

Quite the truck. Harder to park than the Ranger, obviously, but besides that a great experience so far.

Solar Car Solar Car

Design and build post in the works. We race in July.

Last year in my furniture design Last year in my furniture design

I don’t post here much any more, and few of you probably know this, but I’m getting a degree in Industrial Design with a concentration in furniture design. Here’s my most recent work

Soon Soon

If all goes well this will be my new daily driver by this time next week.

Submit names for the solar car I designed

Taking suggestions for names. We’ll release the name and a full render on May 4th. Car will be unveiled on June 22nd, and will be raced this summer in the Formula Sun Grand Prix and American Solar Challenge.

Putting the CAR in CARbon fiber Putting the CAR in CARbon fiber

On schedule to race in July.

Solar car sneak peek Solar car sneak peek

This is the single largest and most expensive thing I have designed. We race in July.

$60 Craigslist Macbook $60 Craigslist Macbook

2011 MacBook Pro 17 inch, quad core i7, $60. Previous owner had a hard time booting intermittently and was tired of dealing with it.

Incredibly vague silhouette of a car I designed and will be building and racing this summer Incredibly vague silhouette of a car I designed and will be building and racing this summer

I’m an Industrial Design Major with a furniture design concentration that has no business designing a solar powered car. But here we are.

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