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24 Hardcore Bicycles

You Don't Have to be in the Tour De France to Appreciate These Bikes

— July 9, 2009 — Lifestyle
With the 23-day Tour de France annual bicycle race taking place, everyone has got cycling on their minds. While the contestants may be professional and seasoned riders, you don't have to be to appreciate these amazing bicycles.

Take a look through the gallery for 26 bikes that will leave those participating in the Tour de France drooling.

Implications - You'll be able to race around your own neighborhood in style pedaling one of these hardcore bicycles. From crazy customized bikes to folding backpack bikes, these features might get you in the mood to become a potential Tour de France competitor or watcher. You'd be the envy of all your friends if you owned one of these bikes.
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Free Bikes for Tourists
Free Bikes for Tourists
Boutique Hotels Across the US Loan Bicycles Gratis
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Canadian Bike Share Systems
Canadian Bike Share Systems
Montreal to Launch Public Bicycle Program in May
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Robot Bicycles
Robot Bicycles
Pedal ID Creates a Transformers Bike for All You Autobots
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Bike Tribes
Bike Tribes
John WIlliamson Explores Different Bicycle Cultures
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Rider Chic Fashion
Rider Chic Fashion
London Fashion Students Re-Think Classic Bicycle Apparel
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Personalized Pop Art Bikes
Personalized Pop Art Bikes
KAWS TREK Madone Bicycle for Lance Armstrong Features Graffiti Graphics
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Theft-Proof Bicycles
Theft-Proof Bicycles
Freelock Self-Locking Two-Wheeler Prevents Burglary
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Solar Cycling
Solar Cycling
'The Solar Man' Bicycle by Chen Weiping Does the Pedaling For You
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Carnival-Style Bicycles
Carnival-Style Bicycles
Japanese Decochari Bike Photos By Satoshi Minakawa
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Custom Bicycles
Custom Bicycles
Personalised Beach Cruisers Let You Ride In Your Own Style
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Folding Classic Bikes
Folding Classic Bikes
22 Lb Strida SX Urban Commuter Folding Bicycle
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$100,000 Bicycles
$100,000 Bicycles
Gold-Plated Aurumania Bike Has 600 Swarovski Crystals
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New-Age Bike Baskets
New-Age Bike Baskets
Alexandra Cassaniti's Bicycle Bags Are Fashionably Handy
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Bucket Bikes
Bucket Bikes
Madsen Creates New Storage Bicycles With Tubs
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Floating Bicycles
Floating Bicycles
Li Wieguo's Amphibious Bike is Eco-Transportation and Exercise
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Crystallized Bicycles
Crystallized Bicycles
Limited Edition Swarovski 24k Gold Bike is Shiny Cycling
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Bionic Bikes
Bionic Bikes
Ultra Motor A2B Electric Bicycle is Healthy and Green
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Mercedes-Benz Bicycles
Mercedes-Benz Bicycles
Luxury Automaker Releases Collection of Top-of-the-Line Bikes
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Wooden Bicycles
Wooden Bicycles
Holzweg Bike Uses Ash Wood to Enhance Suspension
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Avant-Garde Bicycles
Avant-Garde Bicycles
Cool Custom Cruisers by Jason Battersby
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Ultra-Light Bicycles
Ultra-Light Bicycles
Ionut Predescu's Tensegrity Bike Balances Compression & Tension
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Crazy Customized Bikes
Crazy Customized Bikes
Matador Life Publishes Photo Essay of 20 Insanely Memorable Bicycles
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Backpack Bicycles
Backpack Bicycles
The 'Collapsible Bike' Minimizes Storage Space and Back Strain
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Folding Backpack Bikes
Folding Backpack Bikes
The Collapsible ‘Zoomla' Bicycle by Eric Stoddard
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