Is it possible to build a bicycle powered by a hampster?
- MtrlpqbikerLv 75 months ago
Possible? Maybe. Practical? Probably not. How many hamsters would it take to move a human at a reasonable speed? Probably more than you could afford to feed. You have to start by connecting your hamster wheel to a power meter to calculate how much power is generated. You will, of course have to test multiple hamsters to determine average hamster power. After you get that information, you will have to determine how many hamsters you will need to drive your bicycle at your desired speed. After that, you will have to deign a bicycle that can accommodate the needed number of hamsters. During all the time needed to gather this data and to construct the bicycle driven by an unknown number of hamsters, you will have to house them and feed them,
- vulcan_alexLv 75 months ago
Yes one sized for a hamster, for a human no.
- Markus ImhofLv 75 months ago
It's all been done: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Super-Critter-Operated-Ha...
Oh, and Hamster Povered Vehicles (HPVs) have been discussed in de.rec.fahrrad since at least 1990. You just need a nice, spacious rim (although, with those newfangled tubeless tires, I could see a possible upgrade path to turbocharged high pressure hamsters - or, for a Fat Bike, instead of using the cute little Syrian hamsters, using feisty European hamsters may become feasible).
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- 5 months ago
No it is not why would you ask such a question
- Anonymous5 months ago
The hamster runs on a belt to drive the rear wheel.
Also a “2 wheel drive bike” is available, with a pair of hamsters drive both wheels.
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- MarkLv 75 months ago
No. Most humans weight around 150 lbs. Hamster weigh about 3 ounces.