If hopping on a motorcycle isn't thrilling or deadly enough for you anymore, you may want to point your browser toward eBay Motors. The world's first and only twin-pulse-jet-engine motorcycle is officially up for auction. The machine was originally constructed by Robert Maddox for a customer who wanted to try his hand at slipping into the 200-mph club. It's not clear whether the owner had a brief flash of sanity or if he simply found an easier way get his jollies, but the bike is now up for sale with a buy-it-now price of just $25,000.

That's plenty cheap in our eyes. If we had money bleeding out of our ears, we'd snap up the wild machine, which is supposedly based on a 1929 Harley-Davidson flat-track racer (we imagine that might just mean modeled after...), and park it in our living room. The seller says the bike rides straight and, not surprisingly, is plenty quick. Head over to eBay Motors to check out the auction for yourself.


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      DanDotDan
      • 3 Years Ago
      The sound when that thing lights up is just incredible. http://youtu.be/cyuLM6Y8jNw
      gkonig2
      • 3 Years Ago
      No throttle, plus the consumption would give it minutes to ride (a few minutes). The noise is out of this world making it not usable close to people, deafening.
      SloopJohnB
      • 3 Years Ago
      Damn!! That thing is a sure bet to win the 2011 Darwin Award! Only 51 days left!!
      IBx27
      • 3 Years Ago
      If I could ride a motorcycle and if that were street legal at all, I would absolutely daily drive that SOB.
      twowheelsteve@luckymail.com
      Hope it holds up better then a regular Harley! I had two and they were both junk.
      • 3 Years Ago
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        george
        • 3 Years Ago
        LL how much are you being paid to post this on every post you go to??????????
      george
      • 3 Years Ago
      must have been a smaal jet they came off of.
      tharconian
      • 3 Years Ago
      The "jets" appear to be pulse jets. Not very throttleable and they would generate a tremendous noise and plenty of flame. would definitely make for an interesting ride
        IBx27
        • 3 Years Ago
        @tharconian
        Combined with reliability issues, that sounds no different from owning a regular Harley.
        IBx28
        • 3 Years Ago
        @tharconian
        Combined with reliability, seems like this would be no different from owning a regular Harley. Every time AB decides to block me, there's a huge overload of me trying to post the same thing a few times. Please forgive the above two posts when they show up.
      Mr. Needles Ca.
      • 3 Years Ago
      stupid
      usci1
      • 3 Years Ago
      MPG of Jet A fuel? Can only go from airport to airport?
      tbot48
      • 3 Years Ago
      Pulse jet motors ehhh... Those thing had two really bad charecteristics... First, they only have one power setting, full tilt boogie... and the second one is noise... The German V1 buzz bomb of WWll had a pulse jet motor... Think of Godzilla passing gas in a long high pitched scream...
      Fonin
      • 3 Years Ago
      this thing is a beaut!
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