Jet Cyclist Hits 73 MPH and Lives to Tell the Tale
Motor madman Bob Maddox is back with a twin-engine jet bike that makes the raucous rocket he rode last year look tame.
He recently bolted a dual-exhaust pulse jet engine to the side of an ordinary bicycle, donned a leather jacket and helmet and then held on tight as he peeled off a 73-mph run down a deserted back road. And we thought he was crazy when he hit 50 mph on one of his single-engine contraptions last year.
“When you get up to 60 or so, you’re thinking ‘I really don’t want to know how fast it will go,’” he told Wired.com.
I could strap the jets to the Dumvee...