a steering wheel becomes this recycled bike's handlebar a steering wheel becomes this recycled bike's handlebar
jun 21, 2013

a steering wheel becomes this recycled bike's handlebar

a steering wheel becomes this recycled bike’s handlebar



using recycled shopping carts for the metal frame and discarded bicycle components to outfit the remainder parts of bike, japanese studio taphonomy have also implemented another unique feature; a steering wheel from a salvaged car that replaces the original handle bars. dubbed as the ‘angel ring’, the contraption operates by connecting directly to the head tube, which ultimately turns the forks  – maneuvering the two-wheeled transporter in a similar fashion to that of a vehicle.



a steering wheel from a salvaged car replaces the original handle bars



dubbed as the ‘angel ring’, the contraption operates by connecting directly to the head tube



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  • We did this in the 60,s however this is a nice stearing wheel

    fred rehak says:
  • When I was a kid another kid tried a steering wheel and had a bad accident resulting in his death.

    Geomguy says:
  • Barrio boys have been doing this with lowrider bikes since the mid-70’s. quite common to see in the Barrios of the Southwest. so… unique is not really applicable. now some of those tricked out homeboy wheels i’ve seen, were.

    c_m says:
  • would be more funny if it was a steering wheel from an 80″s Nissan or Toyota, hahahahaha.. The steering wheel was salvaged, from a mint condition vintage mini cooper.

    morgan says:
  • Imaging the need to break in a turn.. ouch..

    Dan says:

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