Joined: Wed Nov 20, 2002 1:00 am Posts: 1302 Location: Nova Vaga - Portugal
The buggies are for sale after the trip is over.
They only weight 40Kg, and with a size like that, they should reach incredible speeds and remain stable. Just don't flip them over you
How much will they cost???
Joined: Mon Aug 12, 2002 1:00 am Posts: 2374 Location: AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND
You'd be amaxzed at how little wind a buggy actually needs... on the right surface you do not need much wind at all. Hard sand would suffice..... I'm all for this greener world bizzo.. Where I live there is so much in the way of elements enargy (sun wind rain etc) that you just can't ignore it...
Joined: Wed Dec 19, 2001 1:00 am Posts: 467 Location: www.airjamexpress.com
The guys are kiting back from the pole after being flown out there and I can't help thinking how painful it will be for the traditional expeditions trekking their way in the opposite direction as they zoom past, heading home in comfort having a blast and looking proper sci-fi.
I know Brian and he told me the one-way 600 mile flight to drop them off at the pole with their kit was costing around Ã‚Â£100 000 (GBP)!... thank feck for sponsors!.. Have a break!
Good shout for Advance too.. the guys tested a lot of different kites and the fact that they have entrusted their power to Advance in such extreme conditions says a lot for quality.
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