buy:design | it’s all about the bike

armstrong1-500x477This is cheating a bit, because it’s not a bike you can buy. But if you were Lance Armstrong, and if Shepard Fairey wanted to design a bike for you for the Giro d’Italia 2009, it might be this cool. And if it were available in my neighborhood bike shop, I might just have to take one out for a spin. It’s the 100th anniversary of this great race, and the first time Lance has ridden it. Of course, he needed an art bike to celebrate, Italian style.




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The bar for art bikes has officially been raised.

Photos copyright Shepard Fairey/Lance Armstrong.

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