One of our readers just sent in another video of Tim Pickens’s rocket bike in-action. Just a quick refresher, this bike is equipped with a “200-pound-thrust engine capable of blasting him from 0 to 60 miles an hour in five seconds.” Video after the jump.
To ignite it, Pickens placed a model-rocket motor inside the engine. A button on the handlebar fires the model-rocket motor, which in turn sets off Pickens’s larger motor by lighting the roofing-tar fuel. His next project is to build a company car: a pickup truck with a removable 2,000-pound-thrust rocket strapped into the bed