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OCC E85 chopper: America's First Renewable Energy Chopper

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On June 24th, the Teutuls of Orange County Chopper unveiled America’s First Renewable Energy Chopper at the first car race in which all the drivers used ethanol. The race took place at the Iowa Speedway where lots of Iowans got a chance to see the first "green" chopper.

OCC E85 chopper: America's First Renewable Energy Chopper


The motorcycle is part of the Iowa Farm Bureau-led movement called Join the Ride Iowa.

OCC E85 chopper: America's First Renewable Energy Chopper


The bike shows soybeans, corn paint job and the gas cap clearly shows that the bike is powered by an E85 motor. The wheels were designed to resemble the blades of a wind turbine and the seat have embossed animals on it.

OCC E85 chopper: America's First Renewable Energy Chopper


If you happen to like the looks of this bad boy, it will be raffled off to raise money for Join the Ride Iowa. Drawing for the prize will occur at 12:00 p.m., Central Standard Time, on September 7, 2007, at the offices Meriwether, Wilson & Co., PLC, in West Des Moines, IA.



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