Motor Cycle Is Driven by Steam (May, 1936)

Motor Cycle Is Driven by Steam

POWERED by steam from a compact boiler, this novel motor cycle is virtually silent in operation. The inventor, a Miami, Fla., filling-station man, claims that the odd cycle averages fifty miles on a gallon of fuel.

7 comments
  1. Stannous says: April 26, 200710:22 am

    I don’t know what the milage was for a bike back them but by today’s standards 50 mpg is no big deal. And I don’t know about you but I sure wouldn’t want to have to face steam in an accident.

  2. Charlie says: April 26, 200710:40 am

    Not to mention the fact that it looks like it weighs a ton.

  3. MAKE: Blog says: April 26, 20076:23 pm

    Steam motorcycle, puppet opera, motorized velocipede and inside the biggest man made brain…

    Yesterday’s future, served up today… A Steam motorcycle, puppet opera, motorized velocipede and inside the biggest man made brain… Steam motorcycle (1936) – Link. The puppet opera (1940) – Link. Motorize your velocipede (1933) – Link. Vehicle oddi…

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  5. chris says: April 13, 20088:20 am

    I Dunno, looks pretty cool. Where do u stick your poker?

  6. Rob says: May 22, 20089:50 am

    Even back then, Bikers get all the chicks.

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