Your dad doesn’t have to be Daedalus for you to know about the dangers of flying too close to the Sun. But the sad tale of Icarus is worth keeping in mind as you read this story. Because as cool as it sounds, taking a flying motorcycle 15,000 feet in the sky sounds like the start of a modern myth. Especially when it can reach speeds of 300 miles per hour.
In an effort to develop the world’s fastest and most aerodynamically efficient motorcycle, UK-based company White Motorcycle Concepts has developed a technologically innovative new design that is moulded around a massive duct.
Launched last week at the home of motor racing at Silverstone in England, and aimed at breaking both the British and world electric land speed records, White Motorcycle Concepts unveiled its highly anticipated WMC250EV motorcycle, which looks like no motorcycle you’ve ever seen before.
It is the brainchild of company founder and CEO Rob White, and is built around a massive duct – essentially a hole – that