OCC reveals "Americas first renewable energy chopper"

Alrighty, so the bike is painted up like soybeans and corn. It has a "corn head scoop" mounted ahead of the engine at the bottom of the down-tube. The exhaust pipes are supposed to look like tubing from an ethanol plant. That sums up the ridiculous aspects of the bike to make it appear eco-friendly.

But, here is what really sets this particular machine apart from the rest of the chopper crowd. The gas-cap cleary states that the bike is to be filled with E85 only. The E85 symbol is carried over to the air cleaner cover. Lastly, the wheels are made to look like the blades of a wind turbine.

The fact that the bike uses a leather seat is supposed to remind us that the remains of the grain used to make ethanol is added into cow feed, but that one's a bit of a stretch to be considered special, 'cause all of their theme bikes use leather seats, right? Anyway, I'm not really thrilled by the looks of this machine, but, if people notice alternative fuels because of a chopper built by the Teutels, then so be it. If you'd like to win the bike, go to their site and check out the terms.

[Source: Join the ride Iowa]

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