Romanian teen straps jet engine to mountain bike to beat rush hour traffic

Last Updated: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 08:00 hrs

A teenager from Transylvania, who strapped his self-built jet engine to his bike, clocked up a top speed of 26 miles per hour during a successful road test.

Raul Oaida, 19, spent three years on the project, which he funded through a combination of sponsorship and pocket money, the Daily Mail reported.

Oaida road tested the jet engine-propelled bicycle for the first time on a road behind his house in the city of Deva, where the spectacle attracted a small crowd of onlookers. (ANI)

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