Do you remember wearing your favorite helmet, riding a bicycle and racing in your neighborhood? Children and even teenagers customize their bicycles in several ways. Sometimes even designing a bike can cost thousands of dollars. Here is a list of the top 10 most expensive bicycles.
10. ‘Bicyclettes de Luxe’: $34,425
The bicycle is designed by Cyfac. It has a shiny polished frame and a comfortable seat.
9. Litespeed Blade: $40,788
The bike was made by the collaboration of Litespeed and Merlin. These are European brands and the cycle was made and marketed in 1980.
8. eRockit’s Electric-Assist Bicycle: $44,000
The bicycle is more like a bike that runs on battery, is paddleless and has a frame of a bicycle.
7. Montante Luxury Gold Collection: $46,000
It is a beautiful bicycle specially designed for women. It has a beautiful frame and amazing aerodynamics.
6. Chrome Hearts X Cervelo Mountain Bike: $60,000
Cervelo and Chrome Heart designed together this bicycle. It has a beautiful black and white design and beautiful CH motif plugs and a silver cross.
5. Trek Madone 7 – Diamond: $75,000
The bicycle is made up of diamonds and white gold. It was auctioned at the Lance Armstrong Foundation Gala held in 2005 in New York.
4. Auramania Crystal Edition Gold Bike: $114,000
It is a limited edition of bicycles. Its frame is made up of the gold and the seat is made up of leather.
3. Trek Madone: $160,000
The bicycle has a design of chomper teeth on its frame and rim. It has amazing aerodynamics.
2. Trek Yoshimoto Nara: $200,000
It is a cartoon-themed bicycle and was sold at Sotheby’s auction. It was ridden by Lance in Tour de France race.
1. Trek Butterfly Madone: $500,000
Damien Hirst designed the bicycle and placed real butterfly wings on it. Although the bicycle was used by Lance in the 2009 Tour de France race, the use of wings was much criticized by people. The cycle was used as a charity.