Lard ass motorcycle



If you squint and step back 20 feet from the screen, you can’t even tell it’s a diesel

A motorcycle that runs on biodiesel fuel is competing in the 2007 Panasonic World Solar Challenge in Australia and returning a fuel economy of about 2.2 litres per 100 km while running at nearly 100 km/h. 

The BioBike is Australia’s first biodiesel motorcycle and was created by a group of mechanical engineering students from Adelaide to prove that the fuel made from vegetable oils and animal fats can power a functional motorcycle. The 130 kg bike uses a Yanmar 400 cc diesel generator pumping 10 hp through a CVT and mounted in a modified Husaberg frame.

The Panasonic Challenge is a 3,000 km race from Darwin to Adelaide which started on the 21st October and wraps up on the 28th. More info at


  1. My dream is one step closer to reality – ride my bike to the Chip Truck, then eat AND refuel before riding to the next Chip Truck!

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