Free Republic
Browse · Search
General/Chat
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

UMD teamís snowmobile sweeps competition
brainerd dispatch ^ | 4-8-14 | Alysee Shelton

Posted on 04/10/2014 5:43:25 PM PDT by TurboZamboni

DULUTH — In a competition to create a cleaner-running, quieter snowmobile, the team from the University of Minnesota Duluth reduced friction and turned heads to dominate the competition when it came to style and functionality at the 2014 Society of Automotive Engineers Clean Snowmobile Challenge.

The club walked away with the BASF Corporation Award for Innovation for the first time, as it competed against 13 to 16 schools from around the United States and Canada last month.

(Excerpt) Read more at brainerddispatch.com ...


TOPICS: Outdoors
KEYWORDS: duluth; mn

1 posted on 04/10/2014 5:43:26 PM PDT by TurboZamboni
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: TurboZamboni

It’s a real bummer that global warming is going to make this innovation worthless. /s


2 posted on 04/10/2014 6:01:02 PM PDT by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: TurboZamboni
That's because in Duluth, the only time you put your snowmobile in the garage is when you need to change the oil.

In the Frozen North, they KNOW snowmobiles!

3 posted on 04/10/2014 6:31:54 PM PDT by IronJack
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: TurboZamboni
as it competed against 13 to 16 schools

???

4 posted on 04/12/2014 9:15:16 AM PDT by houeto (Rand Paul, the new face for Establishment Republicanism!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
General/Chat
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson