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Goldgenie’s $390,000, 24 karat gold-plated bicycle

Luxury gifts company Goldgenie is selling a men’s racing bicycle covered in 24-carat gold plating, making it one of the most luxurious in the world.

Jan 06, 2015 | By AFPRelaxnews

London-based Goldgenie is selling a men’s racing bicycle covered in 24-carat gold plating, making it one of the most luxurious in the world.

Adorned with diamonds, the bike is coated in a layer of 24 carat gold, from the tip of the drop handlebars to the wheel stays and every other part in between, including every ridge of the gear chain. The gold is offset by a limited edition black San Marco suede saddle and SR4 racing tires.

Gold-plated bike

There are plans in the pipeline to release more bespoke and customizable models of the bike in the future, with options including animal skin and leather finishes for the saddle and handlebars.

The “24k Men’s Racing Bike” is available from goldgenie.com. Prices start at £250,000 (about US$391,000).

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