Brazilian ex-pilot "Formula 1" Tarso Marquez created an unusual motorcycle. It has no spokes, and a 300-hp Continental V6 aircraft from the 1960s Rolls-Royce is installed as a motor.
The engine used wheels with a diameter of 36 inches (91.44 cm). According to the Brazilian, these are the biggest wheels for a motorcycle in the world. As Marquez says, he worked on motorcycle designs for 15 years.
TMC Dumont attended the Florida Day's Daytona Beach Bike Week this spring and received the Best in Show award.
Marquez says he would have previously built his bike if he had the technology he now has. With the exception of the engine, all parts of the machine are manufactured in Brazil. He wanted everything to be perfect and reliable because, as he claims, he is his best expression of his individuality. Motorcycle made of carbon fiber, chrome alloys and other metals. The aluminum fuel tank contains 16 liters.
The engine used wheels with a diameter of 36 inches (91.44 cm). According to the Brazilian, these are the biggest wheels for a motorcycle in the world. They are perfectly mounted on a motorcycle rim and create the illusion that the motorcycle is floating.
The wheels of this bike are really the most attractive on a motorcycle. These unique wheels do not have spokes or center bushings, making them unique. Of course, this bike bar sets high for everyone who wants to make their bike in order. As for the speed and price of the whole assembly, Marques has not yet published this information. However, he confirmed that TMC Dumont is named after Alberto Santos Dumont, who was the Brazilian inventor and pioneer in aviation.
This bike is truly spectacular but strange. Let's give it time and see if it will be for sale next year. One thing is certain that TMC Dumont has changed the makeshift motorcycle industry. Although he apparently did not cause a stir on the streets of Brazil: