Alt Bike Culture - Pulse Jet powered bike.
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08-24-12, 06:23 AM
Maddox Pulse Jets (http://maddoxjets.com/index.html)
08-24-12, 07:58 PM
He should have two jets, one on each side. Way flippin' cool.
08-24-12, 10:51 PM
I agree, and it would make it more stable without the imbalance of weight.
08-27-12, 07:16 PM
At the end: "He could barely keep control of that thing!"
Says it all for me.
That is awesome.. although I don't know if I have the balls to ride it
08-28-12, 08:50 AM
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.
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!
09-07-12, 04:31 PM
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.
10-23-12, 08:46 AM
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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