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82 Speed-Assisting Bike Designs

The Lance Armstrong Performance Enhancing Drugs Confession

— January 18, 2013 — Lifestyle
In light of the recent Lance Armstrong performance enhancing drug confession on Oprah, check out these speed-assisting bikes, which provide a more socially acceptable form of performance enhancement.

International sports hero, Olympic medalist and seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong finally admitted what many people had suspected for years last night in an interview with Oprah: he used performance enhancing drugs during all of his Tour de France wins. Not only did he cheat, but he also took legal action against people who said he cheated over the years. Maybe with some of these speed-assisting bikes on his side, he would’ve been able to become a champion without the aids of EPO.

There are bike frames made of wood, electric powered bikes, horizontal seating bikes and even rust-proof bikes. With such a plethora of options, hopefully you can find a competitive advantage within the rules.
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Music Playing Bikes
Music Playing Bikes
The Feats Per Minute Design is a Healthier Way to Enjoy Your Favorite Song
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Cycle-Winning Photo Contests
Cycle-Winning Photo Contests
Holt Renfrew ‘Find a Bike’ Contest Sends You on a Scaveng
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80
Toddler-Friendly Vehicles
Toddler-Friendly Vehicles
The Orbea Grow Bicycle Goes Along With Your Child's Development
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79
Multifiunctional Eco Two-Wheelers
Multifiunctional Eco Two-Wheelers
The Modulated Bicycle by Eric Zhang Can Adapt to a Rider's Needs
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78
Shimmering Safety Cycles
Shimmering Safety Cycles
The Safest Bike on the Road Will Have You Stand Out from the Crowd
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77
Gear-Head Bicycles
Gear-Head Bicycles
The Colnago Ferrari Collaboration is a Match Made in Cyclist Heaven
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76
Couture Cycle Sports
Couture Cycle Sports
The Louis Vuitton Polo Bike is a Luxurious Alternative to Other Bicycles
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75
$1 Million Cruisers
$1 Million Cruisers
Artist Jack Armstrong Unveils the World's Most Expensive Bike
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74
Non-Biker Concept Bicyles
Non-Biker Concept Bicyles
The Velo Chic by Guo-Shiung Hung was Designed for Female Users
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73
Labor-Saving Cycling
Labor-Saving Cycling
Engineering Student Maxwell von Stein Shows Off the Flywheel Bike
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72
Street-Safe Exercise Machines
Street-Safe Exercise Machines
The G-Bike Quickly Goes from Stationary Cycle to Street Bike
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71
Luxury SUV Bikes
Luxury SUV Bikes
The Range Rover Evoque Bicycle is Literally Green
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70
Artist Collaborative Bicycles
Artist Collaborative Bicycles
tokyobike Special Edition Bikes Released to Celebrate Store Opening
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69
Charitable Collaborative Bicycles
Charitable Collaborative Bicycles
The Biascagne Cicli x Riccardo Guasco ForGood Fixie is Pro Bono
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68
Gadget-Charging Bicycles
Gadget-Charging Bicycles
The 2012 Starke Series of Bikes Lets You Power USB Devices on the Go
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67
Recreational Hybrid Bikes
Recreational Hybrid Bikes
C-bike by Reza Rachmat Sumirat is a Chair and a Vehicle
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66
Luxuriously Sleek Bicycles
Luxuriously Sleek Bicycles
The Purple Blast Designer Bike Rolls in at $16,300
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65
Sleek Angle-Less Cycles
Sleek Angle-Less Cycles
CHERUBIM Air Line Racers are Curvy and Slick
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64
Chic Printed Cycles
Chic Printed Cycles
The Eley Kishimoto Tokyo Fixed Collaboration Results in Haute Bikes
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63
Simplified Chainless Bikes
Simplified Chainless Bikes
The Bicymple is Sleek and Stylish Sporting Gear You Can Take Anywhere
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Auto Manfucatured Bikes
Auto Manfucatured Bikes
The UBC Coren Bicycle is Inspired by Luxury Vehicles
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61
Sports Car-Inspired Cycles
Sports Car-Inspired Cycles
The BMW Mountainbike Enduro Sports a Bold Paint Job and Price Tag
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60
Urban Lumber Trikes
Urban Lumber Trikes
The Giuliano Bicycle is Elegantly Inspired by Nature
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Computerized Car-Inspired Bicycles
Computerized Car-Inspired Bicycles
The Aston Martin One-77 Cycle is a High-Tech Two-Wheeler
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Assisted Alternative Transportation
Assisted Alternative Transportation
Dublin-Based Kenbay Electric Bikes Offers an Easy Ride
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57
Classy Couture Cruisers
Classy Couture Cruisers
The Bianchi by Gucci Bicycle Will Have You Riding in Style
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Photographer Two-Wheelers
Photographer Two-Wheelers
The T-Bike Tripod Bike Integrates a Built-in Camera Mount
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Adjustable Child Cycles
Adjustable Child Cycles
GROW Bicycles Expand Their Frame as Your Children Age
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Battery Free Electric Cycles
Battery Free Electric Cycles
The E-Motion Concept Bike Can Run Without its Electric Engine
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Levitating Bike Mounts
Levitating Bike Mounts
Suspend Your Wheels on 'Perch' & Enjoy the Extra Space
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Metal-Wheeled Bikes
Metal-Wheeled Bikes
The Steel Soft-Ride Bicycle Provides a Surprisingly Smooth Ride
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Luxurious Steel Trikes
Luxurious Steel Trikes
The DeLorean Bicycle Costs $5,500
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50
Recycled Cycle Challenge Films
Recycled Cycle Challenge Films
'Making of Orto Bikes' Video Shows 20 Artists, 20 Bikes in 10 Days
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49
Slender Sinuous Cycles
Slender Sinuous Cycles
The Andy Martin Thonet Bike is Bent on Being Eco-Friendly
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48
Convenient Cycling Cruisers
Convenient Cycling Cruisers
Johnny Loco Cargo Bikes Boost Storage for Commuting Cyclists
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47
Foldable Two-Wheelers
Foldable Two-Wheelers
Travel Anywhere in Style with the Swifty One Scooter
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Titanium City Bikes
Titanium City Bikes
Paul Budnitz Bicycle is Inspired by Classic Aston Martin and Maserati Cars
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Simplistic Bendy Cycles
Simplistic Bendy Cycles
The ROTA Bike Features a Painless Folding Procedure
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44
Daring Divided Bikes
Daring Divided Bikes
The Peugeot DL121 Bicycle is Split Down the Middle
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Imperial Soldier Street Cruisers
Imperial Soldier Street Cruisers
The Phat Stormtrooper Lets Cyclists Ride with the Force in Mind
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Luxury Designer Two-Wheelers
Luxury Designer Two-Wheelers
Dolce and Gabbana Releases Stylish Leopard-Print Bikes
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Edible Fixie Bicycles
Edible Fixie Bicycles
Fabian Orhn & Joakim Hedblad Create a Bike out of Fruit and Vegetables
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Iconic Auto-Luxury Bicycles
Iconic Auto-Luxury Bicycles
The Mercedez Benz Mountain Bike is a Cyclist's Dream
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Sweet Surgery Bicycles
Sweet Surgery Bicycles
The Candy Bike by Britta Hope Will Give People a Toothache
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Collapsible Hiking Bikes
Collapsible Hiking Bikes
The Mountainskyver TRAIL is a Rugged Scooter-Bike Combo
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Clean Air Transportation Alternatives
Clean Air Transportation Alternatives
Greenaer Promotes Electrical Cars and Scooters
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Self-Securing Bicycles
Self-Securing Bicycles
The SPiNe City Bike is Designed with a Built-In Lock
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Android-Operated Cycles (UPDATE)
Android-Operated Cycles (UPDATE)
The Shadow eBike 2.0 Contributes Thrust and Records Your Rides
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Tenacious Timber Rides
Tenacious Timber Rides
Jan Gunneweg Developed a Wooden Bike Strong Enough to Travel Anywhere
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Cushy Recumbent Bikes
Cushy Recumbent Bikes
This Design by Mosen Saleh Has Soft Seating
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Disc-Stowed Two-Wheelers
Disc-Stowed Two-Wheelers
The Donut Folding Bicycle Reduces to the Shape of its Tires
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Solar-Powered Cargo Cycles
Solar-Powered Cargo Cycles
The Sun Bike Puts an Eco-Friendly Twist on the Christiania Bike
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Laser-Cut Cycles
Laser-Cut Cycles
This Design by Moritz Menacher is Lightweight and Functional
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Glow-in-the-Dark Bikes
Glow-in-the-Dark Bikes
The Pure Fix Cycles 'Kilo' Bicycle is Activated By Sunlight
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Rustproof Bicycles
Rustproof Bicycles
The 'Vanmoof M2 Bike' was Built In Association with Phillips
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Fast Folding Bicycles
Fast Folding Bicycles
The 'Tern' Eclipse X20 & Swoop Duo Bikes Have Won the 2012 Eurobike Award
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Silver Cargo Bicycles
Silver Cargo Bicycles
The Shape Field Bike is Stylish and Sleek
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Portable Powered Bicycles
Portable Powered Bicycles
BlueSkyBike Boasts a Plethora of Features from Foldability to Electrics
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Wheelie-Popping Concept Cycles
Wheelie-Popping Concept Cycles
The Newest Audi E-Bike Helps Riders Do Tricks Like a Pro
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Electric Transport Bicycles
Electric Transport Bicycles
The iBullitt Solar Cargo eBike Reduces Energy in Freight Businesses
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Bushido Concpet Bicycles
Bushido Concpet Bicycles
The Odachi Folding Bike is Inspired by the Samurai Blade of the Same Name
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Portable Powered Two-Wheelers
Portable Powered Two-Wheelers
Neo Volt Folding E-Bike Enables the Ultimate in Effortless Cycling
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DIY Sci-Fi Bikes
DIY Sci-Fi Bikes
The Custom Stormtrooper Cruiser Brands a Two-Wheeler in Star Wars Motifs
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Stealth Black Bicycles
Stealth Black Bicycles
The X9 Nighthawk Bike by Brano Meres is Lightweight and Good-Looking
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Futuristic Film Bicycles
Futuristic Film Bicycles
The Inertia Bike Looks Inspired by the Lightcycle in 'TRON: Legacy'
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Luxury Electric Bikes
Luxury Electric Bikes
The BMW i Pedelec is the Newest Addition to the i Series
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Swiveling Cycles
Swiveling Cycles
Jose Hurtado's Twist Bike Concept is Uniquely Reversible
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H2O-Transporting Two-Wheelers
H2O-Transporting Two-Wheelers
Water on Wheels Brings the Life Liquid to Thirsty Towns
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Electrifying Eco-Friendly Cycles
Electrifying Eco-Friendly Cycles
The Ford E-Bike Combines Speed and Sustainability
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Shapeshifting Bicycles
Shapeshifting Bicycles
The Continuously Ergonomic Race Vehicle Adapts to Different Terrains
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Anti-Theft GPS Bikes
Anti-Theft GPS Bikes
The SpyBike Invisible GPS Lets You Know Where Your Bike is at All Times
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Mountain Biker City Cycles
Mountain Biker City Cycles
The KTM Trik Bike Lets Riders Seamlessly Go from Trail to Street
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Seamless Electric Cycles
Seamless Electric Cycles
The Faraday Bicycle Hides its Hardware
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Encapsulated Eco Bikes
Encapsulated Eco Bikes
The C-1 Electric Motorcycle is Designed for Safety and Speed
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Customized '50s Cycles
Customized '50s Cycles
The Detail Porteur Bicycle is Vintage with a Contemporary Twist
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Antique Electric Bikes
Antique Electric Bikes
The Faraday Porteur Bicycle is Sleek and Sophisticated
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Wooden Retro Bicycles
Wooden Retro Bicycles
The Sman Cruiser Combines Creativity with Carpentry
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Futuristic Steampunk Cycles
Futuristic Steampunk Cycles
The Electric Recumbent Bike is a Victorian Two-Wheeler
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Flexible Urban Bicycles
Flexible Urban Bicycles
The Whale-Inspired Orcinus E-Bike Offers a Sea of Convenient Features
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Extraordinary Electric Bicycles
Extraordinary Electric Bicycles
The nCycle E-Bike Integrates a Lock and a Holographic Display
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Modernized Board Track Bikes
Modernized Board Track Bikes
The Derringer Bespoke Collection Adds Style & Power to Two-Wheelers
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Glowing Sci-Fi Bicycles
Glowing Sci-Fi Bicycles
The WinCycle 001 Was Designed as Muscle-Powered Tron Transport
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