Do you remember Chris Malloy and his Hoverbike? It was just over three years ago when we wrote about his attempts to build a twin rotor, BMW powered flying motorcycle of sorts. The conversation following that article was quite entertaining, and I think you’ll be happy to know, Chris is still around and working on […]
You’ve read the stories before, the lone inventor or small company has built a prototype of the next big thing, a revolutionary engine or a fantastic new design for a motorcycle, and all they need now are “investors” to carry it through. They should try Kickstarter. Kickstarter projects, no, not the old lever kind, the […]
A couple years ago, Gordon Murray introduced his T25, a tiny little car that takes up no more space than a motorcycle sidecar rig, gets really high mileage and looks like fun. What I didn’t notice when I wrote about it back then, perhaps it wasn’t refined yet, was his iStream production process, a method […]
Why not generate electricity on board with internal combustion generators powering electric motors? Introduce the performance potential of electrics while we wait for the super batteries that may come in the future.
One option to the silent electric vehicle problem, though just a bit tongue in cheek.
Working with your hands anchors you to the real world, makes you a better thinker and may cause actual changes to your brain as a result of your interaction with things.
If Chris Malloy’s Hoverbike works as it’s designed to work, there’s going to be a long line of customers waiting for a chance to get on board, this twin rotor BMW boxer powered hovercraft flying motorcycle will do more than give you the feeling of flying, you’ll BE flying. The carbon fiber Hoverbike weighs 231 […]
We wrote up the Uno for the first time back in 2008, then again in 2009. It started out as a high school project where Benjamin Gulak put together an electric motorcycle with parallel wheels, moving forward and backward like a Segway. It was a pretty neat project for a high school student, but it […]
The John Britten story is simply amazing. If you visit The Kneeslider, you’re probably aware that he designed and built the motorcycle that bears his name, but until watching this DVD, I didn’t really know many of the details about the person behind the bike and the team of people he assembled to create this […]
When your wife says, “You’re too old to ride motorcycles, you might get hurt,” just smile and say “Honey, I’m doing this for you so I can build up my bones.” No, really. The science is on your side. A daily dose of whole body vibration is good for you. A daily dose of whole […]