Oh, hello there — do you want to frighten fellow cyclists on the road? Maybe awe them with your patriotism or confuse them into thinking an eagle is having its birthday party on your head? Then feast your eyes on this frighteningly fierce bike helmet:
The photo of Colombian cyclist Juan Arango — shockingly, you cannot blame this on ‘Murrica — recently surfaced on Reddit. Arango wore the helmet at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, where he won gold in the men’s Omnium one kilometer time trial. Is the eagle helmet responsible for Arango’s win? DUH. (OK, it helps that he’s also a really fast cyclist.)
If you want an eagle helmet of your own, you might be outta luck. The closest thing we can find is this eagle bike helmet — but it’s only for kids. You might just have to hot-glue an eagle on there yourself.
- Bad ass bicycle helmet , Reddit
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