Human Powered Transportation Association
corporation is a not
for profit public benefit corporation (1555597) and is not organized
for the private gain of any person.
The group was formed to
promote the use of human powered transportation alternatives on land
and water by organizing periodic human power events and competitions
for all individuals ; including the mental and physically handicapped.
It offers riders a unique experience in alternative modes of
transportation and comfort. The events offer creative , educational and
The principal object of the
contests is to combine the best in
technology with the best in athletic ability to obtain the fastest and
most efficient human powered vehicles and to showcase ongoing
technological development for speed and for practical human powered
To promote reductions in
atmospheric pollution caused by fossil fuel
consumption used for personal transportation.
To support a healthy
lifestyle that will promote the elimination of
health risks like heart disease, obesity and loss of mobility.
The group also promotes
innovative human powered vehicle design skills.
Our overall philosophy and policy is to stimulate and not stifle competition and creativity. To this end, we promote any act that assists the public in general , manufacturers, inventors, communities and city land use planners , promoters, innovators and competitors to augment human powered vehicle development.
Human powered vehicle
events are a different kind of cycling event that involves not just
racing, but fun rides for the less athletic, events that include all
age ranges, genders and persons with handicaps.
Workshops to educate
potential home cycle builders are planned as well
as innovative cycle design competitions to showcase the talents of
accomplished local builders and inventors.
Brant County has an extensive collection of cycling trails. Seasonal rides are planned to promote the use of these trails.
Fun races either on a
frozen pond or indoor rink. These racers substitute regular tires with
studded ones and steer with modified ice skate blades.
Recumbent dealers and
manufacturers will be displaying the newest mass produced designs. Home
builders will display their creations as well.
The Wind Del Velodrome
always interesting and fun. All kinds of Human powered machines will
race and test the skills of the riders. Demos of the latest fun
human powered vehicles are planned as well.
Contact the HPTA - firstname.lastname@example.org