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Man, Stranded in the Desert, Makes a Motorcycle from His Broken Car

The original story is in French, and the Google translate is very rough.

While traveling through the desert somewhere in north west Africa in his Citroen 2CV , [Emile] is stopped, and told not to go any further due to some military conflicts in the area. Not wanting to actually listen to this advice, he decides to loop around, through the desert, to circumvent this roadblock.

After a while of treading off the beaten path, [Emile] manages to snap a swing arm on his vehicle, leaving him stranded. He decided that the best course of action was to disassemble his vehicle and construct a motorcycle from the parts. This feat would be impressive on its own, but remember, he’s still in the desert and un-prepared. If we’re reading this correctly, he managed to drill holes by bending metal and sawing at it, then un-bending it to be flat again.

It takes him twelve days to construct this thing. There are more pictures on the site, you simply have to go look at it. Feel free to translate the labels and post them in the comments.



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That's brilliant absolutely brilliant. I wish I had that ingenuity.

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Cool story bro

nice desert fighter though.

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Old 05-25-2012, 04:48 PM
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Re: Man, Stranded in the Desert, Makes a Motorcycle from His Broken Car

I have my doubts as to the acurracy of this tale.

Cool story, though.

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Re: Man, Stranded in the Desert, Makes a Motorcycle from His Broken Car

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so instead of walking his ass off to find food, shelter or civilization.. he made a motorcycle complete with the license plate from his car.. lol why even keep that shit? also who the fuck found time to take a picture of him in his sisters panties while he's stranded? this is quite a story and i'll take it with a grain of salt.

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Re: Man, Stranded in the Desert, Makes a Motorcycle from His Broken Car

I remember seeing this on G4 recently.

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Cool!

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Re: Man, Stranded in the Desert, Makes a Motorcycle from His Broken Car

So he is smart enough to dis-assemble a car in searing heat and no workshop in the desert but is not smart enough to avoid war in Africa and possible death in a rough, desolate landscape?

Yeah something isn't right but he's French right?

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