Hands down this must be the world’s most expensive extreme mountain bike. California-based House of Solid Gold offers this fat bike coated with 24 karat pure gold. Handcrafted bike named “The Beverly Hills Edition” will be limited to just 13 units worldwide and comes with a $1 million price tag. The House of Solid Gold’s founder Hugh Power and extreme sports promoter Dan Bull has worked together to bring this exclusive project to life.
The bike is customizable in any way you want. It features company’s logo “THSG” on the front embedded with 600 black diamonds (6.0 karats in total) and sapphires 500 golden sapphires (4.5 karats in total). Bike’s seat is made of ultra-luxury chocolate brown alligator leather. That’s not all, it also come with a gold coated water bottle decorated with chocolate brown stingray skin.
The Beverly Hills Edition arrives with a certification of authenticity. To ensure bike’s exclusivity it will be engraved with artist signature, dated and numbered as the 1st of 13 and so on. In all it takes 750 hours to make the bike, including doing all the engravings. All of its components come from world’s best manufactures of bicycle parts such as Shimano, Surly and Salsa.
If you are thinking about buying this blinged out two-wheeler, you might be happy to know majority of the profits from bike sales will go to the non-profit, non-religious “The Way to Happiness Foundation”. The foundation works to fight crime and violence worldwide.
The House of Solid Gold will deliver the bike to anywhere in the world and unpacked via their white glove service. Your credit card, even if it is the American Express Black card will not buy you a bike, payment is via Cashier’s Check, Money Order and Bank Wire Transfer only.
Source: The House of Solid Gold