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post #1 of 11 Old Jun 22nd, 2010, 10:30 pm Thread Starter
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post #2 of 11 Old Jun 23rd, 2010, 12:15 pm
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Re: A couple of interesting looking rides

Cool!! Well not really behind those engines there will be a lot of heat. I wonder how many miles to the quart of oil they get? See the large oil tanks, oh and you never have to change the oil - just keep replacing it.Neat find.

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Re: A couple of interesting looking rides

Both are cool.

I like the "inline", love the transfer to belt. Bet it flies for sure, and I bet it is loud. Wonder what it does in gyroscopic terms to the bike? I had seen another rotary airplane powered bike awhile ago.

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Re: A couple of interesting looking rides

I would love to hear them run... you reckon they have a 'cartridge start' system? That would be great to fire off at a gas station in the hood.

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These have shown up before on the forum.

I think one, if not both, were built by Jesse James.

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Re: A couple of interesting looking rides

The seat on the first one sure looks comfy.

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More info: http://www.musclerodz.com/rides/

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Re: A couple of interesting looking rides

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These have shown up before on the forum.

I think one, if not both, were built by Jesse James.
I'm probably wrong, but I don"t think that Jesse James is anywhere near that smart.

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I would love to hear them run... you reckon they have a 'cartridge start' system? That would be great to fire off at a gas station in the hood.
The WW2 hand crank inertia start would be even neater
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Re: A couple of interesting looking rides

See post below (Ron_Kendall).

He got Sandra Bullock to marry him. I would say that was pretty smart. However, he soon got a real case of the stupids.

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Re: A couple of interesting looking rides

When looking at the radial engine bike, it seems to be missing a lot of basic controls - throttle, front brake, clutch, etc. Unless they are all foot operated (which is hard to see), then I don't understand how this bike is actually ridden.
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