Home of “The Orange Bird” – Bonneville’s Fastest Ride-on 350cc Motorcycle – 170.519 MPH (2017)

<<< August, 2017, Bonneville Salt Flats – Utah – USA >>> The TZ350 powered – Highwayman Bikes – “Orange Bird” Became the World’s Fastest Ride-on 350cc motorcycle!!! Learn More »

Design and construction of The Highwayman F37 road racing chassis, Part II

This is Part II of the F37 story that covers the design and fabrication of the thin wall chromoly road racing chassis. Construction of the engine and some racing footage aboard the Learn More »

The Highwayman F37 a custom, purpose-built vintage road racer, Part I

This story highlights the creation of a road race engine from the fusion of two different enduro motors, as well as the design and fabrication of a custom racing chassis to house Learn More »


Expansion chambers for an airplane!?

When I got a call to make a set of expansion chambers for “The world’s smallest manned twin engine airplane” I just could not resist!

The Colomban Cri-cri (or Cricket) was designed in the early 1970’s by Michel Colomban. Since then many renditions have been built. Most Cri-cri aircraft are powered by two single-cylinder 2-stroke engines making 9-15 HP each. However this Cri-cri is special in that it has two twin-cylinder 2-strokes as the power plants!