Egg's Darren Wheeling, while serving as Art Director for
in:sync corporation, created an interesting centerpiece for their
trade show booth.
the SPEED and HIGH-TECH aspects of their new product, Speed Razor,
a futuristic motorbike was designed and built. The bike was placed
on the booth at an angle as if surging upward crashing through
a real (and quite heavy) concrete wall, which separates into
four pieces to reveal the large hidden pole that the bike is
actually supported by. Rebar covered in debris was bent outward
to further emphasize 'impact'.
itself was constructed of fiberglass in record time by the amazing
folks at Rocket Science Props and Magic (now Digitropolis)
in Southern California. [If you've seen the "Batman"
films then you've seen their work] The unique coloring is a textured
and marbleized purple used mostly on competition hot rods. The
bike, which has an eight-foot wheel base, contains working head
and tail lights, effects lighting, hidden neon in the rims, a
nine inch television monitor in the dashboard with a video tap
running down through the wall to a VTR or live camera. The (non-functioning)
engine has a glass extension with visible 'blue lightening' effects.
Two joysticks mounted on the dash simulate controlled steerage.
The seat sports wrap-around black upholstery which is quite comfortable.
Oh and in case you're wondering, the bike runs on "unleaded