It’s June, ladies and gentlemen, which means it’s time to get outside and start enjoying the beautiful summer air. To help you get started, Mercedes has launched their Mercedes-Benz Bike Sports Selection 2009/2010 – a collection of bikes aimed at a diverse of array of cycling enthusiasts. For the off-road lovers, there’s an aluminum framed full-suspension mountain bike featuring SRAM gearing, Avid Elixier CR disc brakes and a set of DT Swiss X 1800 wheels. The price: 3999 Euros.
If you prefer to stay on the road, you may be interested in the Limited racing bike, weighing in at 6.9 kg and limited in number to only 100 units. Highlights include a carbon-fiber frame, Carbotec monocoque carbon-fiber fork, SRAM RED 20-speed gears, SRAM RED carbon-fibre pedals and a set of DT Swiss RR 1450 “mon chasseral” RWS wheels in white. The cost: 4999 Euros.
For the more casual riders, the Mercedes-Benz Bike Sports Selection offers two choices: a fitness bike and a trekking bike. The fitness bike, priced at 1099 Euros, features an aluminum frame in Sport or Comfort editions, a suspension fork with 80mm of travel and SRAM X.5 27-speed gears, while the trekking bike (priced at 1349 Euros) also features an aluminum frame in Comfort or Sport versions, a suspension fork with 80mm of travel and SRAM X.5 27-speed gears. Other highlights include a Shimano hub dynamo, Busch & Müller lights, a metal protective cover and a Topeak luggage rack.
And last but not least, for the space-conscious and children, there are two final options: a folding bike and a kid’s bike. The folding bike (1699 Euro) boasts a full suspension frame offering 40mm of travel in the front and rear, and when folded, measures 80x80x35 cm. As for the kid’s bike, it comes in either red or white and costs 299 Euros.