Calaveras Hills High School competing in Silicon Valley Clean Energy's Bike to the Future competition April 27
Calaveras Hills High School is competing in the Silicon Valley Clean Energy’s Bike to the Future competition. There are 20 teams from all over the county in this competition.
The Calaveras Hills Mustangs team is composed of Daniel Hoady, Manraj Bains, Angeline Salavador and Drew Macabinta and their mentor Terry Augustine.
Students have to design and build an electric bike (e-bike) to compete in challenges to test the efficiency, innovation, and design of their e-bike. The bike must be built by the students. Direct help in the construction of the e-bike from people outside of the team is not allowed and can disqualify teams us participating in the competition.
The students are so excited to have this opportunity to be in this contest. But, also they learning design and team work but they are learning about electricity and how we can use it differently in the future. So far the team has put in more than 35 hours building the e-bike. Come out and watch the team compete, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds. The contest will take place rain or shine.