Thanks to the ever-rising global trend, we're seeing more and more custom-made, one-off or otherwise tricked-out bikes. For those who want a bike with a unique story behind it, we rounded up a few covetable rides.
Renovo Wooden Bikes
Smooth and stiff, the hollowed-out these hardwood bikes' high-tech capabilities are as remarkable as their elegant appearance. Portland-based Renovo uses computer-aided machines to create the sustainable frames and finishes them by hand with wood personally selected by each customer. Prices begin at $2300, check their website for ordering information.
Artist and designer Matt W. Moore of Momentum hand-painted a limited series of five Traitor Ringleader frames, sealed with a protective clear coat. His love of cycling led him to create one-of-a-kind bike frames that reflect his equally immense passion for design. The Ringleaders run $1,200 a pop.
The entirely handmade Ateliers d'Embellie â€œporteur bikeâ€ mixes leather crafting with urban style. The Schwable Delta Cruiser tires keep you rolling on cobble stone streets while the detachable flask keeps its rider rolling after a long ride. Contact the man behind