500cc Single Cylinder engine running on Algae oil
Maker Ritsert Mans built a nature-inspired motorbike with wood, hemp fiber, wood glue, and cork.
What surprises the most is that the engine, 500cc Single Cylinder, runs on Algae Oil. Did you know Algae oil can be used on diesel engine without any pretreatment? I didn't, and this excited me much. World is shifting to electric but Algae sounds eco, too.
The machine is under development, so we can wait for realistic version of it. View the link below to watch video of the wood motorcycle running.
Wood-framed motorcycle runs on algae oil
Two years ago, maker Ritsert Mans embarked on a nature-inspired motorbike building adventure that would result in a wood-framed beach racer fueled by microalgae oil supplied by Peter Mooij. A work in progress, much of the bike is fashioned from wo...newatlas.com