Pimped Ride of the Day: A Motorcycle With a Jet Engine

This is sweet.

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Want to be a badass? The bar has been raised.

German motorcycle fanatic Frank Ohle spent 18 months outfitting his chopper with this nine-cylinder, Rotec Radial R3600 aircraft engine. (Model number courtesy of TopGear, I can't tell a Rotec from a Rotax.) Not only does it look like Ohle's sitting astride a jet engine, like some cartoon character, but it also makes a ton of noise, which seems to be one of the chief pleasures of riding a motorcycle.

The video is in German, but you get the idea. The propeller, by the way, is just for laughs. No word on the top speed.

via DVice, TopGear.

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