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9 of the craziest things made of wood

By: Shea Gunther on Nov. 22, 2010, 12:44 p.m.
wooden motorcycle

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Compared to a bicycle, a motorcycle requires an added touch of genius to pull off in wooden form. This wooden motorcycle is a replica of an 1895 design by famed automotive engineer and industrialist Gottlieb Daimler.

This Hungarian-made bike is built with mostly wooden parts, even the wheels. I can't imagine it's very efficient mileage-wise, but it is mostly biodegradable. Plus, this wooden hog looks a lot more functional and rocks plenty of steampunk appeal.