Adrenaline Junkie Builds Jet-Powered Bicycle

By: | January 6th, 2015

In a DIY project, a British plumber who already holds three Guinness World Record titles has built a jet-powered bicycle, which he has dubbed Norah.

Colin Furze, 32, modified an old Rayleigh bike by adding a homemade jet engine. With this new power plant, the bike can achieve speeds of 50 mph. Furze extended the frame so that there is a safe distance between the rider and the heat generated by the jet engine.

As anyone can imagine it is probably the most dangerous bicycle in the world, and even the inventor himself admits this. At 50 mph, the bike becomes extremely shaky and difficult to control. He worked for four months to build this bicycle before testing it out in a local airfield without any safety equipment.

The inventor is well known online for his dangerous stunts. He holds three Guinness World Record titles, including world’s fastest mobility scooter, longest motorbike and the gas powered pram.

Below is footage of his test ride, which has already been viewed over 8,900,000 times on YouTube.

Nidhi Goyal

Nidhi is a gold medalist Post Graduate in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. You can also find Nidhi on Google+.

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