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Derringer Cycles: Hybrid Bikes Modeled After 1920′s Racers
Posted By Ariel Schwartz On September 14, 2010 @ 4:15 pm In Green Products | 6 Comments
On the hunt for a bicycle  that doesn’t have a drab, traditional hybrid frame? Then check out Derringer Cycles , a line of hybrid bikes modeled after 1920′s racing motorcycles. These stunning bikes  have been designed as a throwback to the classics, featuring Brooks leather saddles and polished copper rivets. Each Derringer cycle can easily be operated as regular bike , but if you need to climb a hill in a hurry you can rev up its engine to cruise up to 30 MPH. The bikes feature a tiny 1.8 gallon fuel tank that gives them enough juice to go for 300 miles! But of course, this kind of style doesn’t come cheap. Expect to pay $3,500 for the bragging rights of one of these hand-built beauties — and you live in a rough ‘hood, make sure to invest in a quality lock.
+ Derringer 
Via Valet Mag 
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