tokyobike + edition hotel bicycle is crafted for london's streets
 
tokyobike + edition hotel bicycle is crafted for london's streets
aug 11, 2016

tokyobike + edition hotel bicycle is crafted for london's streets

 

 

 
the london edition hotel has teamed up with independent bicycle company tokyobike to offer custom-built edition bikes, with an exclusive series of ‘london bike maps’ created for the collaboration by experts in the fields of art, fashion, food and design.

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tokyobike was inspired by its location; in the same way the mountain bike was designed for the mountains, tokyobike was designed for tokyo. now with the ‘edition’ model they have created the perfect ride to explore london. 

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conceived as a luxury version of their bestselling ‘sports’ model in both male and female frames, the bikes have been fitted with natural leather saddles and grips and select components in brushed brass. a slick matte-black frame mirroring the sophisticated interiors of the london edition hotel is finished with a custom made brass head badge featuring the edition ‘O’ logo. matching accessories include a minimalist anodized bell, leather wrapped lock and luxury helmet to complete the package.

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the summer launch will kick off with the first in the series of bike maps; one for fashion lovers from stylist and contributing fashion editor at vogue, bay garnett, who is responsible for the idea of ‘thrifting’ and has designed a tour of the best vintage shopping london has to offer; featuring secret spots and much-loved local destinations to pick up the best bargains and designer threads. for the art-lover, creative production agency arts co. have curated a route to spot unmissable public art in the local area, from sculptures to murals and LED installations — perfect for a summer day spent enjoying cultural pursuits from two wheels.

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for the art-lover, creative production agency arts co have curated a route to spot unmissable public art in the local area, from sculptures to murals and led installations – perfect for a summer day spent enjoying cultural pursuits from two wheels.

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  • If this had long pink fenders and streamers at the end of the handlebars – it could be called the ‘Barbie’ bike. A couple of stick-ons and a different shade of black does not make a bike ‘special’.

    Jim

    JimCan says:
  • It’s a nice looking bike and probably light and easy to ride but wouldn’t a London bike need mudguards?

    raymondo says:

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