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    2-Cyl, 1/2 HP @ 90 RPM slvoid's Avatar
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    Jet powered bike videos.

    This is pretty creepy...
    http://www.henrikrosen.com/jet_bike.mpeg
    http://www.swissrocketman.com/films/...ke%20alect.wmv

    The first one is some twin engined home made thing that seems to be keeping up on a 70km/hr road pretty good with 2 jet motors mounted on a piece of plywood.
    The 2nd guy reaches 236km/hr on a runway.

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    I couldn't car less. jeff williams's Avatar
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    sweeet!

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    that was cool
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    WoW, they would be awesome.

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    Did you happen to notice the bikes name?

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    Very cool. Reminds me of the time my buddy Tighe and I constructed a rudimentary pulse jet engine out of an empty beer can in our dorm room freshman year of college. Same night we set a chair on fire...

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    I think you might want to wear your flameproof underwear over your bike shorts when riding those! The jets look to be a little too close to the seat.
    ...!

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    I want my bike to sound like that! ppsssssHHHHHWWWOOOOoommmmmm

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    kinda defeats the purpose of a bicycle though...
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    There is a Wylie Coyote in us all I guess....now we need asbestos chamois?

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    Michelin huh? I guess this finally ends the debate between Campy and Shimano users over which group is faster.

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    Are we there jet?

    Thank you Slvoid.

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    It would be a great way to catch up to that "motorists" who just tossed a bottle @ you!

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    The first one appears to be production R/C Aircraft turbines. They have become very reliable, are pretty safe, and relatively inexpensive. http://www.jetcatusa.com/ ...they can crash and burn though: http://www.jetsoveruae.com/video/Viper_crash.wmv

    The other appears to be a liquid fueled rocket engine. Not sure what the normal application of it would be.
    Tom

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