Human-powered vehicles are difficult to learn about independently so getting some help from like-minded people will increase your knowledge about electric vehicles. You will also learn more about how to design and maintain a human-powered electric vehicle in a club or with fellow enthusiasts. There are a number of ways that you can learn about this matter.
A number of universities have clubs that make all kinds of human powered electric vehicle for competition or to learn more about the vehicles. The clubs are places where people can join a team to learn about designing and fabricating vehicles. Students from many backgrounds include engineering, computer science and many other disciplines. What can you learn about the vehicles at a university club? Members of a club can help you to gain experience in design, fabrication, teamwork and leadership can be useful to get experience for a future career. It also looks good on your resume or CV.
Fellow Inventors and Enthusiasts
It is much harder to find fellow inventors and enthusiasts because they are not advertised. It may be possible to ask around the local area and get to know if cycling clubs or individual cyclists can lead you to find human-powered vehicle enthusiasts. It may also be possible to search the internet for clubs although this may be futile. There are also a number of international associations that can be found on the internet. Having a look at their websites and even making contact with through the websites could give you a lead on clubs or other enthusiasts in the local area.
Getting more knowledge and skills to learn more about your favourite hobby can take some time but some quick internet searching or making some conversation can result in a lead that can help you to find some other enthusiasts.