Gallery: The O2 Pursuit is an Air-Powered Motorcycle that Can Travel 62...


Developed by Dean Benstead, a graduate RMIT University in Melbourne, the O2 Pursuit is a pretty extraordinary bike. With a range of about 62 miles per ‘tank’ and top speeds of 87 mph, the modified Yamaha WR250R is powered entirely by compressed air. A canister with a compression of 3000 PSI, the same as those used by scuba divers, appears to power the bike as effectively as many electric motors—and Benstead’s technology has been nominated for a James Dyson Award.

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  1. relayerm31 October 30, 2013 at 9:54 am

    Combine this with a solar charger and you’re totally set.

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