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  • NASA engineer WINS Indian ‘Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off’

    NASA engineer WINS Indian ‘Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off’

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    Alfredo Juarez, a NASA engineer from Las Cruces, New Mexico has won the Indian Motorcycle ‘Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off’, with his custom Indian Scout Bobber. Juarez’s bare-bones chopper, featuring a completely custom hardtail frame, drew inspiration from a number of different mechanical works of art, both in and out of the motorcycle industry. Juarez sites…

  • Revealed: NASA’s secret plans to put motorbikes on the moon!

    Revealed: NASA’s secret plans to put motorbikes on the moon!

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    In the late 60’s NASA were hard at work developing electric minibikes to allow Apollo 15 astronauts to explore the surface of the moon, further afield from the Lunar Module. Official American government photographs from the project confirm NASA’s plan to put motorcycles on the moon. One of the pictures from NASA (below) shows an engineer testing (what…

  • Dainese returns to the Space Race programme

    Dainese returns to the Space Race programme

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    Dainese returns to the Space Race programme.   How about this for some motorcycle-techy stuff getting out where no motorcycle-techy stuff has been before? Following the September 2015 IRISS Mission during which Danish astronaut Andreas Mogensen first tested SkinSuit, Dainese is returning to space protecting Thomas Pesquet, who has been on the Proxima Mission since…

  • Evel Knievel’s canyon jump take two – latest pictures of new attempt happening in two week’s time!

    Evel Knievel’s canyon jump take two – latest pictures of new attempt happening in two week’s time!

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    Months ago, we first told you about stuntman Eddie Braun’s upcoming attempt to complete the Evel Knievel canyon jump – and here’s the latest pictures of Braun and the new Sky Cycle rocket he’s going to do the jump in. Braun is recreating the famous stunt as the ultimate fan tribute. He’s going to cross…

  • Evel Knievel Sky Cycle plans up for sale!

    Evel Knievel Sky Cycle plans up for sale!

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    The original plans for Evel Knievel’s Sky Cycle have gone on sale through the online sales site ebay. Designed by former NASA engineer Bob Truax, the Sky Cycle was the rocket-like machine that Knievel famously attempted to jump across Snale River canyon in Idaho. Whilst it looks like a conventional rocket, the Sky Cycle was…

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