31 Jul '15, 8am

Would you buy this wooden bicycle for $11,000?

What’s the most you’d splurge on a new ride? For some, dropping 11 grand is a fair trade for one of the most unique bicycles ever made: the Arvak Bicycle. Named after the Norse mythological horse that pulls the sun across the sky, the minimal and lightweight Arvak is a spectacular machine handcrafted by Keim , a French studio that claims the wooden bicycle is a superior (and quieter) ride than carbon fiber . The bicycle’s most eye-catching feature is its custom-built monocoque frame made from a composite of white ash wood layers.

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