Bikes with aeroplane engines!

They may be bonkers but bike riders can actually get even crazier, as petrolhead DESMOND LESETEDI reveals

When it comes to being free spirited, no one comes close to doing it better than bikers. They are a fearless lot who seem to live by a simple mantra of living now and dying later. A bike on its own is a curious thing, even the most underpowered ones.

They are also fast; bonkers fast! You have small bikes that are normally ridden around town by pizza delivery men and those are just timid little things, then you have the superbikes that you normally will spot by their riders leaning over the aforementioned fuel tank with butts in the air screaming past everyone and weaving all over traffic as if the rider is trying to fend off a persistent wasp or dodge an invisible cruise missile seen only by him or her.

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