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Riding the charcoal-powered motorcycle
Building a motor to run on charcoal is impressive; squeezing it onto a small motorcycle is nothing short of a miracle.
Wed, May 05, 2010 at 10:48 PM
Last year I traveled down to Rhode Island for the Apeiron Sustainable Living Festival
where I met inventor Dave Nichols who modified an old pickup truck to run on anything organic. Wood chips, pine needles, wet leaves — the thing will even run on things like old food and animal waste.
Then watch this video:
Building a charcoal-powered truck seems downright easy compared to doing the same on a motorcycle. I want one!
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