Mountain Biking

7 Insanely Expensive Mountain Bike Parts

You've got to be Michael Jackson - or a really keen rider - to justify buying some of these...

Photo: Tino Hammid

Everyone has their dream bike pictured in their mind. Just in case you ever win the lottery and need a reason to spunk over two grand on a cassette and a spanking new pair of tyres.

You can go from the vaguely realistic to the completely absurd. Take the 24K Gold Extreme Mountain Bike from House of Gold, for exmaple. It’s overlaid with pure gold, embellished with diamonds and sapphires and topped off with an alligator skin saddle.
Just in case you ever win the lottery and need a reason to spunk two grand on a cassette and a new pair of tyres…
How much do you reckon it costs? An astronomical 1 million US dollars!

OK, so this is on a P. Diddy level of ridiculousness. But it’s amazing how easy it is to splash mind-boggling amounts of money on bike parts.

So, if money were no object, what would you include on your rig? Read on to find out exactly what a hefty amount of dosh could buy!


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