An Florida man made headlines on Tuesday when the man was seen cruising down Jacksonville streets in a private jet ski modified to operate as a motorcycle.
A video online showcases an unidentified man aged 23 Trey Yarbrough, wearing a black helmet and a red backpack, as he takes his homemade hybrid – a fusion of an 1988 Sea-Doo scooter and the 1989 Honda Elite scooter – in the direction of. the route is to the gym.
Welder and manufacturer of trade. Yarbrough said to the Miami Herald that it took him “several weeks” to develop the device, which included turns and brake indicators as well, which makes it “100 100 percent legal.”
“I created it for fun, to be different and to get the attention of people,” Yarbrough said in an Instagram post. “A majority of people don’t enjoy motorcyclists. I try to provide them with a reason to smile.”
Beth Porter, who was filming the bizarre encounter, told News4Jax that she saw Yarbrough at noon on Tuesday.
Then, after the radio station had shared the video – which garnered more than 72,000 views on Facebook alone Yarbrough called News4Jax and claimed the responsibility for the incident. Yarbrough claimed to the news station the Department of Transportation had given approval to the utilization of the vehicle on roads that are state-owned.
“I’m just happy that I’m present in the press for something that is positive and you’re welcome to] refer to it as positivity,” he told the Herald.
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