What is the most expensive bike in the world? The winner is still Trek Butterfly Madone, checking in at half a million dollars. No less than Lance Armstrong used it in the 2009 Tour de France. Would you buy one? Or maybe you can settle for the “cheaper” bikes on our updated 2020 list of the most expensive bikes in the world:
- Trek Butterfly Madone: $500,000
- Trek Yoshimoto Nara: $200,000
- Kaws: Trek Madone: $160,000
- Auramania Crystal Edition Gold Bike: $114,000
- Trek Madone 7: Diamond: $75,000
- Chrome Hearts X Cervelo Mountain Bike: $60,000
- Montante Luxury Gold Collection: $46,000
- eRockit’s Electric Assist Bicycle: $44,000
- Litespeed Blade: $40,788
- Phanuel Krencker’s ‘Bicyclettes de Luxe’: $34,425
Cycling is great for the environment as a bicycle does not emit any noxious fumes and biking is also wonderful for health. There are many reasons why you should take up cycling according to Bikeradar.com. The health benefits of cycling include:
- Prevention or management of disease
- Reduced body fat levels
- Strengthened bones
- Improved coordination and posture
- Decreased stress levels
- Enhanced joint mobility
- Increased flexibility and muscle strength
- Improved cardiovascular fitness
… and more.
Cycling also helps you to look younger, improve your brain power, beat illness, live longer, and save the planet. Plus, you can ward off cancer, lose weight, reduce pollution, enjoy family time, boost your sporting performance, improve your lung capacity, and develop a positive addiction. For these and other reasons, cycling has become popular all over the world. Statista.com reports that the global bicycle market value is expected to zoom up to $62 billion in 2024, from $45.08 billion in 2016.
In this article, we provide a list of the most expensive bikes ever made. These bikes are costly because they are adorned with precious materials and were made for a special occasion. They fetched high prices at auctions which is why they find a place in this list of most expensive bikes. Now, let’s get down to action and elaborate the list:
#10 Phanuel Krencker’s ‘Bicyclettes de Luxe’: $34,425
Besides carbon fiber and chrome, the bike includes custom parts and a frame made by Cyfac. The cycle has a shiny, reflective appearance thanks to chrome paint and mirror-polished parts. Tr!ckstuff supplied the rear and front disc brakes, making this attractive bike an amalgamation of creative design and outstanding parts.
#9 Litespeed Blade: $40,788
This innovative bike offers unmatched stoutness and quality. It provides an amazing cycling experience with its well-shaped head tubes that reduce aero drag and enhance performance, massive tube, and knife-edged backbone. This bike is the result of collaboration between Litespeed and Merlin in the late 1980’s. Renowned European bike brands such as Eddy Merckx have marketed this bicycle.
#8 eRockit’s Electric Assist Bicycle: $44,000
Another highlight is this bike’s battery that can last up to l0 years or 50,000 kilometers. This modern bicycle is ideal for wealthy bikers who do not wish to pedal all the time. Though most e-bikes retail for between $1,000 and $5,000, this one commands a hefty price