News Engineers Build Fuel Cell Motorcycle February 9, 2009 Miles Skorpen 0 Comment A full story will be published to accompany this photo spread for the Gazette's Tuesday issue. 1. Hydrogen is stored in these two cylinders 2. The hydrogen is pumped to the fuel cell where it is converted into usable energy 3. The energy is sent to a regulator and converter 4. Excess heat from the fuel cell is pumped back to heat the fuel 5. These gears turn the wheel, moving the bike 6. This control panel shows pressure in the hydrogen tanks (1), speed, and more informationâ€”all of which can be downloaded to a USB flash drive. A close up of the hydrogen storage tubes. The fuel cell makes up 80% of the total cost of the bike. Did you like this article? Consider joining the DG! Open staff meetings are every Monday at 6:30 p.m. in Kohlberg; or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.