177 MPH on a Rocket Propelled Bike


by Byron on Nov 19, 2013 at 8:51 AM

With some exotic thermo engineering, using hydrogen peroxide as fuel, a new world speed record was set for a rocket-propelled bicycle. Watchmaker Hublot sponsored the effort. While not as dramatic as Van Damme’s epic split, the rocket bicycle does spew out a massive plume like a dungeon dragon AND, as the exotic thermo engineer tells us,

If you were to pour it (the fuel) on your hair, it’d catch fire.

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