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Knuckle-duster handlebars
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Would this bike be illegal in ten states?

(And yes, this is, of course, stupidly dangerous)

[via adafuit industries]

10 thoughts on “Knuckle-duster handlebars

  1. who says you have to get off your bike to street fight.
    after all force= mass x acceleration.

  2. Ouch, I can’t imagine the pain of breaking all of my fingers on this thing!

    Maybe they should add a seat belt too!! Double the pain!

  3. would you do that? Not one to point out things that should not be on Make blog but this in one of them. I have a playing card in my spokes – does it warrant a post?

  4. Not *that* much more dangerous than a fixed gear bike to begin with; if you’re going to have a bike without brakes, you might as well hold on for the ride :)

    This bike is clearly as much a fashion statement as a means of transport (nothing wrong with that in principle), so we should be surprised if practicality is given a back seat to ‘looking like a bad-ass with knuckledusters’.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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