Video Log Episode Two – Does it handle the chop?

The number one question we get asked is whether the bike can handle the chop? In short, yes it does. So much fun making this one! Check it out.     More videos uploaded every week. Subscribe to our YouTube...

Video Log Episode One – TAUPO

What better place to start this series than the mighty Lake Taupo. We’ve never ridden in clearer waters! Join our team as we start our journey riding across New Zealand     More videos uploaded every week. Subscribe to our YouTube...

Celebrating The Manta5 Launch

After beginning our first ever pre-sale on the 28th February 2018, we thought what better way to celebrate our success so far than with an official launch party. What was first planned to be a small staff celebration then grew to be a large event with more than 150...

Newshub Reporter Rides the Bike

Thanks to the Wilhelmina and the team at Newshub for making the trip down to Lake Karapiro. Only took four attempts!    If you've ever dreamed about walking on water, Kiwi innovator Guy Howard-Willis has made the next best thing. "I love cycling and water sports - and...

Manta5 Gone Viral

Recently, Manta5 posted a video of our prototype in action. This video was originally intended for R&D purposes only, and all it did was showcase the basic features of the bike. The team was blown away when the video gained 130 million views between...

Manta5’s Hydrofoil Bike at Big Boys Toys Expo 2017

After some final touches to the Hydrofoilers™, we were on our way up to the ‘big smoke’ to showcase the Hydrofoiler™ XE-1 at Auckland’s Big Boys Toys. Many weeks of preparation had been leading up to the three day event and we were ecstatic about our first public...

University of Waikato Alumni Play Pivotal Role in Manta5 Development

The Manta5 Hydrofoiler™ has just won ‘Gold’ in the prestigious Best Awards, thanks in part to seven Waikato Alumni. The Manta5 Hydrofoiler™ is the brain-child of Guy Howard-Willis - Founder of Torpedo7 and 1-day.co.nz - which has been brought to life by Roland Alonzo,...