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2013-03-15 08:20:39

Lane Motor Museum and Thrustcycle to Restore 1967 Science and Mechanics Vehicle with KERS HONOLULU, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thrustcycle Enterprises LLC and the Lane Motor Museum are working to fulfill the promise of a vehicle built in 1967 called the Gyro-X, which featured a working hydraulic flywheel kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) forty years before the introduction of KERS to Formula One. Designed and engineered by famed automotive designer Alex Tremulis and...

2013-02-26 08:21:32

HONOLULU, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lane Motor Museum has contracted with Thrustcycle Enterprises LLC to restore the gyroscopic system for the 1967 Gyro-X in celebration of Alex Tremulis' 100(th) birthday in 2014. Featured on the cover of the September 1967 edition of Science and Mechanics, the Gyro-X was designed by Tremulis and built by Troutman and Barnes. Thomas O. Summers developed the car's gyroscopic system and was issued a U.S. patent for it in September of 1969. Thrustcycle...

2011-12-12 08:00:00

HONOLULU, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thrustcycle Enterprises LLC introduces a prototype cycle with a flywheel kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) that uses gyroscopic forces to keep it upright, as can be seen on: http://thrustcycle.com/. The flywheel/gyroscope simultaneously functions as stabilizer and mechanical battery, thus enhancing safety and improving performance and efficiency. As stabilizer, their system will maintain a fixed plane in space unlike anything available today. As...