Like the Lock Ness Monster or Yeti, a desk you can spin at while being able to do the computer work that everyone has to do is something that people have talked about for years. Every few years I’d see a prototype (usually in an asian industrial design competition), but otherwise it remained a kind of urban legend. So imagine my excitement when I found an American company that had not only built a prototype, but had gone through production and evolved to a version 2.0 selling for only $349 or $850. No way! I had to try it out.

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First: this desk is raw, heavy steel. Astoundingly sturdy. And very easy to put together if you’re strong enough to handle the pieces. And pretty! Tall men (like Wolfpack Hustle‘s Don Ward) mistook it for a standing desk, which it would be good for – but a little too high for a normal size person like me. (5’7″)

Kickstand Furniture is designed by Dan Young and they’ve already been featured in Wired, Grist, psfk, Treehugger, Trend Hunter and the New York Times. So I was super excited when Dan offered to send Red#5 Yellow#7 a bike desk to display during the ‘Bikes in the House!’ show July 12 – Aug 23, 2013.

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By now you get the idea. But the fun is in the experience. Here’s a local cyclist checking it out:

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