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With 65nm of torque, a top speed of 75 mph and a maximum range just under 175 miles, the Vectrix VX-1 scooter is certainly a capable electric vehicle, but we find the design to be a little humdrum. When French designer and builder Samuel Aguiar got his hands on one he turned it into something different and stunning with his Hope concept. As Aguiar explained, “I was looking for a design that you would want to hug, without any aggressive shapes. Like a blend between a pre-A Porsche 356, an iPhone and a Pokémon.” That ultimately led him to the retro-future style of Hope that’s sleek yet grounded in reality. Getting to this point meant taking the functional bits of the donor bike and wrapping it in custom fiberglass panels and aluminum plates to create the ergonomic and functional final product you see here. Aquiar also moved the gauges to a stoplight style configuration, built a two-piece handlebar setup and swapped out the wheels for larger 17″ options with the front coming from a Suzuki GSF and the rear being a custom, three-part aluminum design mated to the final drive. This is one helluva concept bike.

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In short, this is a key-shaped multi-tool built of stainless steel that has all of the tools you need for everyday repairs for everything from light switches to bicycles. Bit driver. Protractor. Metric and Imperial rulers. Imperial and Metric closed wrenches. Bottle Opener. File. Scoring tip. Wire bender and bike spoke key. Wire stripper. Screwdrivers. 1/4 hex driver pocket. So you might need to throw in some hex bits for specific projects, but otherwise, the Geekey has you covered for almost all of your everyday repair needs. As if that wasn’t enough, the hexogon can also serve as a smoking bowl, with the shaft of the key hollowed out to serve as a pipe.