What is a Hydrobike?
The Hydrobike Explorer I is our flagship product and we are proud to introduce you to it as well as the Explorer II – 1 Hydrobike for 2 people!
Designed by aeronautical engineer, Ray Buresch, the Hydrobike is best described as a water bicycle and quite possibly the most versatile water craft around. It is fast and fun enough to keep the young and young at heart happy. However, it is safe, easy, and quiet enough to suit Grandma’s needs. Also, Grandma gets to keep her backside dry! The elevated seat is more comfortable than a canoe or kayak, and allows riders to see and be seen by other vessels. This also creates a great vantage point for anglers and photographers!
Ever try to climb into a canoe from the water? It’s pretty tricky. The Hydrobike is stable enough to climb on or jump off of. In fact, it is almost impossible to turn over. It is perfect for practically any body of water. Hydrobikes can be operated in as little as 18 inches of water, as well as handle up to 4 foot swells! You can also ride one in reverse.
The Hydrobike can be safely used for:
- Sun bathing
- Good old fashioned fresh air & low impact exercise
The Hydrobike can be used in:
- Dune Lakes
Operates in forward and reverse
Rudder doubles as a brake
Cruising speed is 5 MPH
Top Speed is 8-10 MPH
Assembles/dissembles in minutes
Weighs approximately 100 pound
As you can see, the Hydrobike is just right for a variety of settings & users!
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Hydrobike Explorer is a premier, USA built pedal powered watercraft that has been established since 1990. Hydrobikes are the world’s most advanced Water Bikes that are now being enjoyed in over 70 countries.
Hydrobike Water Bikes are Space Age Technology. Our propeller is CAD/CAM generated not molded without regard for efficiency or performance.
Our technology is based on MIT “Propeller Theory” to achieve 90% + efficiency. This same theory was essential to the Gossamer Albatross the human powered aircraft that flew the English Channel in 1979, and allowed two men to pedal “UP THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER” from the Gulf of Mexico to above St Cloud, MN. While setting out July 4, 1994 from the Gulf of Mexico for a journey lasting 68 days, covering 1180 miles and averaging 18 miles per day pedaling up river.
This was made possible with the aide of our advanced propeller technology and a sleek catamaran float design unique to Hydrobike Explorer Water Bikes.
Well made design! “Good Morning. This is an unsolicited testimonial to that wonderful water bicycle you folks make! It has given me more outdoor pleasure than words can ever express. I’m too darned old now (77) to spend much time sitting down in a little, cramped fishing boat- getting up and out of that seat after a few hours was really almost comical! Was it the end of my fishing days? Fate led me to serial number SN 0089xxxx and I actually have a new ‘lease on life’, at least as far as fishing enjoyment is concerned. I have made some modifications for local conditions, some storage pouches, rod holders, anchorage line (a dog leash), etc. Only major change was adding a set of 12″ wheels, removeable or reversable, for transporting it where no shore access is available. Last year I sent photos of wheels, etc., to Beverly Sellers. They work fine! As mentioned on the phone, Dean, I personally feel your Hydro-Bike is an exceptionally well-made design, and the fabrication is of the very highest quality. I’ve always been a critical guy, but you leave me without words – other than words of praise. Thanks for my Hydro-Bike! Kindest Regards,”
“I personally believe that the Hydro-Bike Explorer is the most revolutionary concept in cycling since the mountain bike, and would highly recommend it as a very safe and fun watercraft; a wonderful alternative to cycling on busy streets.”