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The Radial Nerve 360cc 7 Cylinder Radial Engine Motorcycle


In this video we see our friend Marcellous De La Rosa and his shed built Radial Nerve with a 360cc 8 cylinder radial engine.Marcellous is a motorcycle builder and owns and runs a business called DFX Moto. Location is Laguna Triumph in Maidstone Kent, UK.

source.image(PrtSc): The Classic Motorcycle Channel

The end result is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece that stands well apart from all other bikes—classic or modern.The Radial Nerve can be started using a kick starter, as you’ll also see in the video.

The motorcycle’s custom chassis also holds a large-and-in-charge fan to cool the engine, a belt final drive, and panniers sourced from “repurposed Bakelite hair dryer boxes from the 1940s.


Most motorcyclists would anticipate trouble and failure when attempting builds like this.The engine case, crankshaft, penta-supercharger assembly, and connecting rods were made on CNC mill. One carburetor feeds all 8 intakes.