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Babel Bike claims to be the safest bicycle in the world

Babel Bike
The Babel Bike is designed like a cocoon of safety.
Babel Bike

One look at the Babel Bike and you know you’re seeing something different. The Indiegogo project has two wheels, so you know it’s a bike. It has a tall seat, which looks borrowed from some sort of alternate-reality recumbent. There’s a roll cage and seatbelts that seem to have defected from a race car. Steel foot protectors stand guard near the pedals.

The Babel Bike has one major selling point: It claims to be the safest bike in the world. It comes from British inventor Crispin Sinclair. The idea behind the safety cage and seatbelts is to keep the rider strapped inside a safe zone, so if a vehicle strikes the bike, it gets pushed and not crushed.

There are also some more subtle safety features onboard the Babel Bike, including automatic front and rear lights, turn signals,

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