RAM3D & Bastion Cycles Team up to Co-Sponsor Innovation

Updated: Oct 19, 2021

A group of innovative students from Macquarie Unitversity (MQ Speed Team) compete with numerous worldwide universities to beat the Human Powered Land Speed Record of 139 km/h.

Another exciting project we have been involved in with Bastion Cycles was our co-sponsorship of the MQ Speed Team. They are a diverse group of students from Macquarie University in Sydney, NSW Australia - from the Faculty of Science and Engineering, who have designed and built a human powered bike using carbon fibre tubes and 3D printed titanium joints.

Their challenge was to beat the Human Powered Land Speed Record of 139 km/h competing with numerous worldwide universities. This event took place in October 2017 at Battle Mountain Nevada, north of Las Vegas. Unfortunately, their best speed was 89.75km/h but they certainly made a great impression in their first year of competition. It is great to see such innovation and enthusiasm in these young engineers.

Check out their Facebook page (click here) to see video footage of their 6 days competing in Las Vegas!

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