Roadrunner Beware: Real-Life Crotch Rocket Spotted in the Wild

Hope and doubt are at war today as we pore over this picture of a literal crotch rocket. On the one hand, it looks pretty legit, right down to the stabilizing fins, exhaust port for the motorcycle housed within, and blast marks that are no doubt from one of the many instances where this beast dumped out while breaking… » 4/20/08 1:30pm 4/20/08 1:30pm

Go, Go Rocket Bike Go

You've been waiting for this, I know you have. So here's the first Rocket Bike with a 200-pound-thrust engine capable of blasting from 0 to 60 miles an hour in five seconds. Built by Tim Pickens, president of rocket-design firm Orion Propulsion, this power bike uses roofing tar instead of synthetic rubber fuel. A… » 1/25/06 3:05pm 1/25/06 3:05pm