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Rocket-Cycle with A.M. Low and Alec Jackson

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Rockets Soup Up British Bike

Rocket-Cycle is explained by Professor A. M. Low of London while Alec Jackson gets ready to take-off - along the surface, he hopes. Low has been experimenting with rockets since 1917. Four of his rocket-assisted motorcycles were demonstrated at the Wembley speedway meet.

Modern Mechanix February 1947

(the rockets were controlled by a key placed on the handlebars.)

Courtesy Sergio Scalerandi