Summer is just around the corner, and people are starting to think about the two wheeled wonders of the world. When looking for a good bicycle, one good practice is being able to compare it to something good, and what would be a better comparison than a list of the world’s most expensive bikes? Maybe the solid 24k gold frame is too much for the common folk, yet still this information can come in handy in many different ways. For example, if you are ever a contestant on a TV show and win a chance to pick your own wheels, this information would have proven to be powerful. So enjoy, share, and compare this amazing list.
#5 Mount Vision
This is a gorgeous Marin bike, it’s worth close to three grand (via rei.com). This bikes offers full mechanical suspension technology, rear shocks with two landing positions on pedals, hydraulic breaks, and 27 speeds. To view this particular picture in it’s true form, click on it.
#4 Middle Life Crisis Capsule
According to the source, this is the most expensive bicycle in the entire Portland, Oregon area. It belongs to an Intel consultant Mitch Shults, and is worth $13K. Article also reveals that this bike is more of an electrically-powered (hybrid) scooter that goes up to 35mph. Shults reportedly bought this bike due to the stress of bicycling in the rain, he predicts high popularity for this item in the future.
#3 Technological Cycle
According to the source, the following bike is called BERU f1 Systems Factor 001 and is worth approximately $32,000. It comes with an on-board computer, GPS system, tracks personal performance, and can be set-up as an indoor fitness trainer.
#2 Golden 360
No list is complete without the BMX edition. This bike is made of pure 24k gold and costs $12,378. Hence the main feature, it’s called 24k gold Hutch Prostar.
#1 Shiny New Bicycle
Only ten of these Aurumania bicycles were ever crafted. It is worth $102,417.60 and is believed to be the most expensive bike in the world. It’s made out of 24k gold, and also includes 600 Swarovski crystals… Instead of being locked at the local train station, this bike belongs in the museum, or on the wall as shown in the second picture.