X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

French Daredevil Rides Rocket Bicycle at 163 MPH

by Range
Advertisement

Yes, you read that right. A maniacal Frenchman piloted a home-made rocket-powered bicycle to what he claims was a speed of 163 mph. On a bicycle. Holy crap!

rocket powered bicycle francois gissy photoFrançois Gissy developed the rocket bicycle with the help of the Swiss company Exotic Thermo Engineering, which created the hydrogen peroxide powered propulsion unit. A GPS placed on the bike was used to measure the speed. The video is quite short, as François holds on to the rocket bicycle as it rushes past a car.

He made the run on a disused air force runway this past Sunday and the speed record is as yet unverified. Other sources state that the bicycle went much slower, but we’ll soon find out if this really was the fastest bicycle on Earth.

rocket powered bicycle francois gissy ready photo

[via Bikeradar]

Hot Deals in the Technabob Shop:



Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Comments (2):

  1. El Ronbo says:

    Rather hard to believe he went that speed on those tires.

  2. Luckies says:

    May god be with him!He may need one of these https://www.luckies.co.uk/gift-under-15/bicycle-bible/

More from Awesomer Media...

Civic Type R Prototype Is the Best Thing Ever Out of Honda

Civic Type R Prototype Is the Best Thing Ever Out of Honda

Hyundai RN30 Concept Breaks Cover in Paris

Hyundai RN30 Concept Breaks Cover in Paris

Awesome Marvel and DC Comics Outerwear

Awesome Marvel and DC Comics Outerwear

This Fan Made Indiana Jones Animated Trailer Is Perfect

This Fan Made Indiana Jones Animated Trailer Is Perfect

Advertisement