Hitch Suction-Cup Belt Lets You Catch Free Rides, Dice with Death

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Mixing suction-cups with the chance of a high-speed death: sounds like fun, and exactly what designer Robert Nightingale has come up with in his "Hitch" concept. It's a smidge like the free-ride skateboard Kouriers in Snow Crash and a smidge like bad building-climbing gear from B-movies. The idea of Hitch is simply to sucker onto a vehicle that's about to move off, using the belt and hand suction cups, thereby gaining yourself a free journey. But Robert also suggests aircraft hangers as a good hitchhiking location, which I'm pretty certain is a one-way ticket to a Darwin Award. [Yanko Design]

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I like how the only thing attaching you to the cups is a waist-belt. Like the vibration of the ride won't make you slide down out of the belt and drag your feet along at 60 mph. And the cups should be on the front— placed on my 3 favorite female parts. Mmm suction.