Weird Universe


Bond Mini Car


If you took a three-wheeled motorcycle and dropped the shell of an auto atop it, this is what you would get. Lift the hood of the "car," and there is the engine riding on a single steerable wheel of its own


Wikipedia article here.

POPULAR SCIENCE article here.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Sep 12, 2015 | Comments (3)
Category: 1950's, Europe, Cars, Motorcycles

Cattle Delivery Via Motorcycle


I really wish this practice had caught on, for I would be delighted to be driving down a highway and see such a sight.

Original article here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Jul 28, 2015 | Comments (2)
Category: Animals, Farming, Inventions, 1920's, Motorcycles

Motorcycle Airbag Jacket

Here's what I'm envisioning: the possibly inebriated rider pulls up in the biker bar parking lot and, eager to join his buddies inside, hops off without disconnecting, instantly and uselessly inflating his jacket and earning much laughter from pals.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Jun 24, 2015 | Comments (10)
Category: Fashion, Inventions, Motorcycles

Ski Cycling

Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu May 15, 2014 | Comments (7)
Category: Daredevils, Stuntpeople and Thrillseekers, 1950's, Europe, Motorcycles

Tracked Motorcycles for Snow


Now that's a damn snowmobile!

See more here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Dec 11, 2013 | Comments (9)
Category: Seasonal, Motorcycles

Chrome and Hot Leather

Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Sep 07, 2013 | Comments (6)
Category: Scary Criminals, Exploitation and Grindhouse, 1970's, Motorcycles

The Dog Saucer

Greg Hudome is hoping to raise $600,000 on kickstarter to start production on his "Dog Saucer" invention. So far he's managed to raise $100, so he's got a ways to go.

Posted By: Alex | Date: Mon May 27, 2013 | Comments (6)
Category: Dogs, Motorcycles

Feel the Need for Speed—300 KPH on a motorcyle

Driving 300 KPH sounds way more exciting than driving 200 MPH.

Here's the link to a motorcycle racing with an Audi in Germany. The other cars and trucks look like they are parked on the road.

I will admit I watched the entire thing waiting for a crash. But, if the truth were told, this is the same reason we watch NASCAR.
Posted By: gdanea | Date: Sun Jan 27, 2013 | Comments (4)
Category: Motorcycles

Record People Per Gallon

I know some places really stack them deep on buses and trains, but a scooter? I think there are nine people on this one, unless there's another bucket on the other side.


Please don't try this at home.
Posted By: gdanea | Date: Wed Sep 05, 2012 | Comments (14)
Category: Motorcycles
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