Frank Ohle spent 18 months fitting a 150hp nine-cylinder Rotec Radial R3600 aircraft engine into a motorcycle body.
One particularly creative tinkerer in China recently unveiled what might be the largest motorcycle on the planet.
With its "light and sexy" prototype plug-in bike, KTM-KISKA wants to "redefine urban mobility."
Riding this bike takes balls. Gigantic balls. Quite possibly the largest pair of balls you've ever seen in one place. Round wheels are out and spherical wheels are in with this project from students at San Jose State University, the end result of which will be a rideable electric motorcycle that uses balls instead of wheels.
It's a car! It's a motorocycle! It's- Well, okay, it's technically a motorcycle, but the three-wheeled R3 includes enough amenities (like actual seats and an integrated Galaxy Tab) that you might be able to convince yourself to commute in one.
No longer will you have to decide between the comfort and convenience of a car and the unadulterated chick magnetism of a motorcycle. In one sexy concept vehicle, you can now have both.
Sure, this might look like your standard-issue street bike, but it hides a secret. What's that under the back of the seat? It sure looks like a power supply...
Dutch vehicle designer Allert Jacobs has been working on his "Aerocycle" for well on three years now. Yet even with its fiberglass shell and heavy modifications, the whole thing didn't cost much more than $5,000. All his hard work paid off, too: he gets an impressive 214 miles to the gallon.
This intense motorcycle looks like something out of a Sci-Fi movie, but it's perfectly real. Created by the Confederate Motor Company, these bikes certainly will stand out from the Harleys and Ninjas at your next motorcycle gathering. Confederate via Boing...
Imagine sitting on top of two jet engines, catapulting yourself to 200 mph in 7.887 seconds. If this unconfirmed wild ride is for real, that feat would make this jet-powered motorcycle the world's fastest. Sure beats that 155mph superbike we...