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Old 08-24-12, 06:23 AM   #1
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Pulse Jet powered bike.




Maddox Pulse Jets
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Old 08-24-12, 07:58 PM   #2
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He should have two jets, one on each side. Way flippin' cool.
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Old 08-24-12, 10:51 PM   #3
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I agree, and it would make it more stable without the imbalance of weight.
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Old 08-27-12, 07:16 PM   #4
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At the end: "He could barely keep control of that thing!"

Says it all for me.
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Old 08-28-12, 03:20 AM   #5
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That is awesome.. although I don't know if I have the balls to ride it
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Old 08-28-12, 08:50 AM   #6
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More on show than go. One needs to hear one of the engines in person to realize that the neighbors and law enforcement will take a dim view of any trips around the block, basically an off road/closed course use bike if I ever saw one.
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Old 08-28-12, 02:59 PM   #7
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More on show than go. One needs to hear one of the engines in person to realize that the neighbors and law enforcement will take a dim view of any trips around the block, basically an off road/closed course use bike if I ever saw one.
Yup. Those things are *so* incredibly loud ...

They also don't make a whole lot of thrust. (But they'll make it even at high speeds!) Given that the pedals are blocked, the rider probably would have to walk the bike up a 10% grade if he didn't get enough of a running start. That said, it wouldn't surprise me if that thing could get him up to 50 or 60 mph on level ground given a long straight run -- I guess that bike has a coaster brake? I wouldn't trust that!
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Old 09-07-12, 04:31 PM   #8
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Loud? Control? This magnificent man has put a jet engine on a bicycle as a testament of how many F's he gives. Coincidentally, that's 0.
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Interesting bike, but once I saw the term "pulse jet", I had to check out that website. All those bikes but no mention of anyone building their own V-1 buzz bomb? You'd think that would be the first thing they'd do.
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