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Pictured here is The Big Wheel (1979) which presents a 6,000 lb cast-iron fly wheel that is activated by a motorcycle. When the motorcycle is accelerated at full throttle, the fly wheel spins to a maximum speed of 200 RPM.
Image: Chris Burden, The Big Wheel, 1979. Three-ton, eight-foot diameter, cast-iron flywheel powered by a 1968 Benelli 250cc motorcycle, 112 x 175 x 143 in (284.5 x 444.5 x 363.2 cm). The Museum of Contemporary Art Collection, Los Angeles