Watch: YouTuber builds rideable bicycle out of 147 nuts

The nut bike is fully rideable and offers endless modification possibilities

Person riding a bike made from 147 stainless steel nuts
(Image credit: YouTube/The Q)

“How nuts do you need to be to create a fully working bicycle out of 147 nuts?” This is the question asked by YouTuber Sergii Gordieiev, known as The Q, in his most recent DIY bike experiment. 

The answer, it appears, is not very. Having previously cycled over ice on circular saw wheels and made tyres out of hot glue gun sticks, the Ukrainian engineer took on the challenge of making a bike frame out of 147 hexagonal-shaped nuts. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.