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$160,000 Fixed Gear

Old 09-13-08, 06:00 PM
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$160,000 Fixed Gear

Maybe an graphic design activity. maybe a test of people's intelligence.

Cue W.C. Fields.

www.aurumania.com

BikeSnob, you saw it here first. I want credit.
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Old 09-13-08, 06:02 PM
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That already came up in my stumble upon, safe to say you are far from "first".
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Old 09-13-08, 06:21 PM
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the entire bike is gold plated, why would anyone want that?
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Old 09-13-08, 06:36 PM
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posted a couple days ago on the unmentionable site. sorry.

still a stupid bike though.
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Old 09-13-08, 06:58 PM
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The saddle looks sad that it's not gold too...
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Old 09-13-08, 08:48 PM
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Wow,ok, moving on.
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Old 09-13-08, 09:34 PM
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Okay, I'm officially over fixed gears.

This is boring.

Who'se gonna buy them, Kanye get's all ten?
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Old 09-13-08, 09:37 PM
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Forget that shiznit.
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Old 09-13-08, 10:13 PM
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It should come with a 24 carat U-lock.
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Old 09-13-08, 10:22 PM
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How would you lock it? I guess you could technically just walk into the store you just showed up to, buy it, then shoe everyone out and lock your bike inside.
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Old 09-13-08, 10:30 PM
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just how fast do you think they'd jack the parts, or at least strip the diamonds off if it's ever left out on the street.
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When you are a billionaire, this is just another piece of art you hang on the wall. Pocket change. It certainly isn't a bicycle for the rest of us. Criticizing this bike is like criticizing a painting.
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Old 09-13-08, 11:32 PM
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i'm gonna buy hmm..
20 seems like a good amount.
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Old 09-14-08, 12:21 AM
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Originally Posted by powerband View Post
When you are a billionaire, this is just another piece of art you hang on the wall. Pocket change. It certainly isn't a bicycle for the rest of us. Criticizing this bike is like criticizing a painting.
+1

It's not even a bicycle meant for riding.
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Old 09-14-08, 12:29 AM
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WTF. Obviously you wouldn't want to ride that, so what's the point?
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Old 09-14-08, 01:53 AM
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leather? sheesh. do they have it in vegan?
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Originally Posted by bike_curious? View Post
WTF. Obviously you wouldn't want to ride that, so what's the point?
Same point in owning a $330,000 oil paint.
There is a whole world beyond yours/ours.
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Old 09-14-08, 06:19 AM
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Originally Posted by thomas_at_BF View Post
i'm gonna buy hmm..
20 seems like a good amount.
No. They only made 10.
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Old 09-14-08, 06:23 AM
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youd' have to be smoking crack to buy that bike. 160k is literally a fleet of almost any desirable bike that is out there

custom guchis+custom vanillas+custom Nagas+anchor bridgestones+BTs+ THE WORLD!
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Old 09-14-08, 06:27 AM
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I'm going to wait until I see a used one on Craigslist. 100K is my absolute limit, including accessories.
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Old 09-14-08, 06:32 AM
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First time you took it out for a test-ride, it would be poetic justice to get run over by a Lamborghini.
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Old 09-14-08, 10:23 AM
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It's just like my bike, only I've got real diamonds, not those cheap and nasty fake things...
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Old 09-14-08, 01:34 PM
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ha ha $160,000 for a bike with dimension hubs.
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Originally Posted by powerband View Post
When you are a billionaire, this is just another piece of art you hang on the wall. Pocket change. It certainly isn't a bicycle for the rest of us. Criticizing this bike is like criticizing a painting.


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Same point in owning a $330,000 oil paint.
There is a whole world beyond yours/ours.
um, no... not at all. 330k will get you some damn fine paintings that won't depreciate in value. this bike isn't worth anything and never will be.
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Old 09-14-08, 09:39 PM
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Im gonna buy one and cover it in black electrical tape....so no one would want to steal it
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