PINE HILL, AL (WSFA) - When it comes to fixing cars, Pine Hill resident Luther Spires can pretty much do it all. "I built my first engine for my dad when I was 13 years old," Spires said. His shop might look messy, but he has everything just where he wants it. "Just about anything you can name, I've got in this shop."
He has restored all kinds of old cars, making them look brand new. But one day he decided to try something new. "I was laying in bed one night dreaming, and I got the idea. I woke up the next morning and just did it. And what he did is turning heads and jump starting conversations all over town. He combined the front end of a motorcycle with the front end of a car. Something he just calls, the Super Bike. "The front end of the car is a 2002 Nissan Altima. I cut the front end off and attached it to a motorcycle."
When he hits the road, he gets plenty of looks. "They kind of look at you strange, when you pull into a station everyone has to see it, there's nothing like it you know." So how does it ride. Luther says it's smooth. How fast can it go? That's a different story. "I'd rather not say, I can tell you I've gotten it over 100."
Luther Spires and his fast cruising crazy creation. The perfect set of wheels, all three of them, for a drive out along County Road 12.