28 March, 2011

GIANT MOTOR CYCLE

crazy giant motorcycle.


When you've got a genuine Russian tank engine lying around, how can you resist repurposing it? 
And really, tanks are so lumbering and oafish, and with the price of gas nowadays... something a
 little more sleek and maneuverable is obviously called for.
Giant bike on the road.

This giant motorcycle took the team of welders and mechanics at the Harzer Bike Schmiede in Zilly, Germany,
 almost a year to craft. It is 17'4" long, and 7'6" tall, and weighs four-and-a-half tons. 1.8 tons of that
 is the tank engine itself. The Guinness Book of World Records has just confirmed it is the heaviest 
motorcycle ever (though interestingly, there is no mention of the size dimensions breaking any records.) 
They are still hoping to obtain a special license to actually drive it on the road.
Creator Tilo Nieber has dubbed the machine "the Led Zeppelin." Apparently 
in Germany, Zep counts as "heavy metal" music.

The giant bike with a large number of people on it.
Huge crazy bike



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