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Video Intermission – Wooden Trike

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Istvan Puskas, a Hungarian tractor driver, has made a name for himself by creating vehicles out of wood, including a bicycle and a motorcycled powered by a 200cc engine. Here’s his most recent work, a trike built entirely from pine (with handlebars from cattle horns). The trike took 6 months to build and can hit about 12 miles per hour.

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Video Intermission – Tire Burn

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This video is incredible for two reasons. First, when after the drag racer Filippos Papafilippous (what a name) loses control of his bike and smacks into his competitor at almost 200 miles per hour, he ends up landing on his competitor’s wheelie bar like he’s in Mission Impossible. Second,

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Video Intermission – El Diablo Run

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Every two years, Biltwell sponsors a nutty event called the El Diablo Run. It’s obviously one of those types of events that you just have to see to understand, so I’m not going to even attempt to explain it beyond saying that a group rides down to Baja and parties while having events like the Plank Race, Circle of Death, …

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Video Intermission – Corvair-Powered Harley

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I’m not sure what this should be called. A Harvair? Corvair-Davidson? Whatever you call it, it’s well done. A week ago or so, I featured a custom bike for sale that was powered by a Corvair 6 – it was incredibly long. Commenter Wayne Thomas noted that someone had done the same thing, but within a stock Harley frame. It’s …