• Rodger Cleye Horse Bike Riding May 2016

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    I wanted an easy to maintain horse. This is what I came up with. It is mostly made of Gorilla Tape. Its general shape was crafted from styrofoam. I modified a wal-mart bikes front forks to back-drive the front legs. Thanks for all the smiles, It has been a very positive experience for me! Show less
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  • Human Powered Vehicles Play all

    • Bike Riding Skeleton - Duration: 70 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      "Wishbone" the skeleton wasn't getting the attention he wanted when taking the back seat! His dream of riding in front was realized by moving the brakes and gears to the rear bars, that were also m...
    • Rodger Cleye Horse Bike Riding May 2016 - Duration: 66 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      I wanted an easy to maintain horse. This is what I came up with. It is mostly made of Gorilla Tape. Its general shape was crafted from styrofoam. I modified a wal-mart bikes front forks to back-dri...
    • Orlando Horse Bike Riding by Rodger Cleye near UCF - Duration: 40 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      When not designing LIDAR systems for Luminar , I like to get out on my horse bike. So far the UCF area seems to be a "One Horse Town".
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  • Custom Electric Vehicles Play all

    • Scout Trooper Bikespeeder (Segway base) - Duration: 86 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      When Ari Bayzid said he was going to get his hands on some quality scout trooper armor, I knew a bike speeder would complete the picture. Some PVC and and a Segway later, the vision became real. Sp...
    • Coconut Cruiser - Duration: 100 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Electric vehicles are much more fun when shared with a companion. An electric wheelchair, some steel, a plastic wicker loveseat (for lighter transport), a 25 watt audio system and a dollar store co...
    • Rodger Cleye "Urban Cowboy" in Manhattan Beach 2015 on DIY Horse - Duration: 105 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      The horse was well received in Manhattan Beach on this memorial day weekend 2015. My kids love to ride it too -- whenever Dad gets off of it. My wife just thinks I'm nuts.

      How did I make it?

      I us...
    • RC Recliner - Duration: 94 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      It all started when I couldn't get rid of a recliner I had for sale at a garage sale. Once I put a motor on it, however, desire went up. I love it. I recently added a high power audio system with s...
    • Mobile Paradise - Duration: 64 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      This video was uploaded from an Android phone.
    • Gen2 Electric Unicycle - Duration: 3 minutes, 51 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      Turning actually requires a little bit of skill, making this more fun than a Segway. My favorite comment when riding this was "With enough work and determination you can aspire to FULL CLOWN STATUS...
    • LEVISKATE (BALANCING SKATEBOARD) IN OPERATION - Duration: 5 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      Ben Smithers pioneered this mechanical implementation. This is my version. This gen 1 was proof of concept for me. It worked, but the feel was just not right. See my Feliz video for my generation 2...
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    • FunnyBone skateboards at the UCF football game! - Duration: 7 minutes, 7 seconds.

      • 11 months ago
      Its Halloween season, and FunnyBone LOVES to get out and interact with the public! Luminar is just down the street. FunnyBone is relatively low-tech compared to the amazing things that go on at Lum...
    • Boba Fett Surprise (Pnuematic Rocket Man) - Duration: 81 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      I wanted to experiment with pnuematics. A fire extinguisher holds the necessary pressure delivered through the PVC system. The pressure is gated by a solenoid actuated sprinkler valve. The valve so...
    • Spirited Tree - Duration: 2 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      This tree has been in many parades. It uses a Mr. Christmas music box to play music in sync with the carefully color positioned LED light strands. It has a magical quality and never fails to bring ...
    • Elvis and Barbie 24 Volt Radio Control Powerwheels hit the beach - Duration: 108 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      I am constantly improving my RC powerwheels. I can make them quiet or with insane power. My son loves the insane power ones that act as drifters. They can even burn-out at speed. Some models are b...
    • skully skateboarder dance - Duration: 26 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      This RC skateboarding skeleton always make people do a double-take. It is a Halloween favorite in my neighborhood with its beating heart and moving eyes. It is illuminated by near UV leds and custo...
    • Radio Control Flag Pole - Duration: 2 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      My first submarine project. It uses differential trolling motors to push a flag pole through the water
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  • Multi-Rotor Projects Play all

    • Large Scale Advanced X1 Tie Fighter Quad-Copter - Duration: 41 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      I built this to "chase down" my X-wing tri-copter. It uses the same propulsion system as my Marty McFly project. Again, PVC construction of the frame was used. Each motor uses about 1HP!
      As usual, ...
    • Huge Radio Control X-wing Tri-copter (19lb, 5ft long) - Duration: 55 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Three motors with 12" props pull 850W each to hover this monster tri-copter. A large servo direct-drives the tail motor gimble... that is actually the nose of the craft. 1/2 inch PVC pipe, screws, ...
    • X-WING TRI-COPTER (more flight time edit) - Duration: 49 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Another look at how the x-wing tri-copter flies
    • Marty McFly H-Copter Hoverboard - Duration: 3 minutes, 1 second.

      • 4 years ago
      This H-copter on steroids has an "all up" weight of 20lbs when you add the "Marty" mannequin and 13.4Ah 5S lipo battery. The chassis is made of 300PSI 1/2in PVC. Each motor can handle 1200W but onl...
    • Project Thunderball V2 (Heavy Lift Bicopter) - Duration: 3 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      This is twin contra-rotating gimbled motor system configured as a bi-copter. This was done to provide a look and function more accurate to the movie. It was made from materials that are not normall...
    • Project Thunderball - Duration: 2 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      The goal here is to recreate the portion of the movie "Thunderball" Where Sean Connery as 007 uses a Jetpack to escape the men chasing him. To achieve this, a super-size quad-copter had to be creat...
    • 2013 09 13 13 45 17 Thunderball V3 raw 1 - Duration: 52 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      V3 inverted H with James Bond mounted
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  • Songs I Have Covered Play all

    • Somewhere Over The Rainbow Cover by Rodger Cleye - Duration: 2 minutes, 12 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      The first song I learned on the ukulele
    • I Think I Love You Cover by Rodger Cleye - Duration: 2 minutes, 27 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      In honor of the late David Cassidy
    • Black Roses (Cover by Rodger Cleye) - Duration: 2 minutes, 55 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Some songs are so moving I find myself picking up my guitar instead of tinkering on engineering projects for www.rodgersrobots.com. I first heard this song on the popular TV series Nashville and kn...
    • Me singing "Down" by Jay Sean - Duration: 2 minutes, 13 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      I usually post engineering videos to YouTube of things that I have built (see www.rodgersrobots.com). After hearing this very catchy song, and seeing so many talented people with their acoustic ve...
    • Me Singing "When You Say Nothing At All" (upbeat version) - Duration: 2 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      I decided to re-make this one with different strumming throughout as opposed to the simple pluck pattern used in my first cover of this song.
    • Me singing "When I Come Around" by Green Day - Duration: 2 minutes, 44 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      My friend asked if I would play something by Green Day. I always sung this one at the top of my lungs in the car, so I decided to look up the chords. It's quite fun to play and just goes G D Em C i...
    • Me singing "I'm gonna be (500miles) by the Proclaimers - Duration: 3 minutes, 2 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      This song has a way of drilling itself into your head. I got stuck in mine and I had to get it out, so here it is. Thanks for listening.
    • Me singing "When you say nothing at all" - Duration: 2 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      I always have liked this song. I never really made the connection that it was only three chords with a rather straight forward finger pluck pattern to lift out the notes. Perhaps that is why I find...
    • Feliz Navidad - Duration: 84 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      By translating guitar chord fingerings to piano fingerings, I was able to play this on the piano with little extra effort. Thanks Josh (my son) for filming me. Merry Christmas Luminar!
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