The Ultimate MacGyver ADV Bike

Discussion in 'Some Assembly Required' started by RideDualSport.com, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. RideDualSport.com

    RideDualSport.com Zut alors!

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    The most AWESOME French MacGyver Royal! (wearing a speedo no less).
    After surviving 12 days in the hot and cold weather of desert along with some sandstorms, Emile had created a motorcycle which would run on gas and save his life...
    Click here for the full story

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  2. 9Realms

    9Realms Drawn in by the complex plot

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    :puke1

    I aint got the words.
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  3. Kawidad

    Kawidad Long timer

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    Dude, seriously, starting a thread with a picture of some french guy in a g-string............:nono
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  4. pdxmotorhead

    pdxmotorhead Long timer

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    That is a freeking movie script... Like Flight of the Pheonix... with wheels...

    +2 on the no french dude in a g-string... :rofl

    Dave
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  5. Mike_drz

    Mike_drz Banned

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    How does he ride on this thingz? :evil
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  6. Nomomo

    Nomomo Adventurer

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    Handlebar and steering - The handlebar itself is formed by the tube of the jack, stripped of its internal mechanism, and the ends, wrapped in black tape, serve as handles.

    "stripped of it's internal mechanism" - Obviously to keep the weight down. I think some French people are plain weird.
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  7. DaBit

    DaBit Been here awhile

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    Well, in the middle of the Moroccan desert just 'walking out' is a little troublesome.
    So you can die doing nothing, or die trying to create something and ride it. I'd choose option B also.
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  8. jhow67

    jhow67 wideopen67

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  9. crazydrummerdude

    crazydrummerdude Wacky Bongo Boy

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    If the motorcycle broke down, would he have built a unicycle?
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  10. Cdubs

    Cdubs made for adventure

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    Dammit. One more guy thats way cooler than me. What a build!
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  11. Rhino-1

    Rhino-1 Long timer

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    +1

    Sheer awesomeness.
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  12. Rockcat

    Rockcat LDA

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    This picture certainly is a banning offense.
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  13. jesusgatos

    jesusgatos fishing with dynamite

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    savage
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  14. Irish John

    Irish John Been here awhile

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    Wow, just wow.
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  15. Bike Holiday

    Bike Holiday Adventurer

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    Def the ultimate macgyver I read about him some time back he's got
    a blog right ? Think he's a mechanic/mechanical engineer
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  16. jesusgatos

    jesusgatos fishing with dynamite

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    Was wondering about that whole survival part of this story. Pretty damn cool even as an art project though.
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  17. Beezer

    Beezer Long timer Supporter

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    this story has floated around for a few years. there are skeptics that insinuated that it was at least partially staged. lot of work done considering he had "no" tools. he apparently made a boat out of one too. pretty kool though, not sure I buy all the story though
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  18. jesusgatos

    jesusgatos fishing with dynamite

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    How often does he find himself in those situations? Sounds like a lot of implausible movie sequels. Doesn't mean DieHard-er-est isn't worth watching though. Yippiekaiyay Motherfucker!
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  19. RBnite

    RBnite Been here awhile

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    You feel the need to explain this!

    WHY?
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