Brooklyn-based arts collective The Madagascar Institute had tested their home-built jet-powered merry-go-round—they'd just never tested it with people on it. So PM's Seth Porges volunteered his life and limb (a nearby sign warned “Caution: This May Kill You”) to be the first human ever to take a jet-powered ride on this steam punk-inspired machine. Here is his maiden voyage…
* Article: Read more about the creative oddballs from the Brooklyn Academy of Mechanical Arts.
* Video: Watch the debut of their jet-powered bike at the Bike Kill event hosted by Black Label bicycle club back in 2004.