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Louis Vuitton is launching its luxurious bicycle line along with Maison Tamboite

Two French brands have teamed up to create an exclusive product that can even be engraved with your initials.

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8, 2021

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We haven't stopped pedaling since the German Karl Von Drais invented the bicycle in 1817. Not only is it ecological, but also an indispensable tool for the lives of thousands of people around the world. And although there are different prices and qualities, none resembles the fresh out of the oven from the Louis Vuitton fashion house.

With a retro design, the French brands Louis Vuitton and Maison Tamboite have joined forces to bring the LV Bike line to the market.

Maison Tamboite

If you are a bicycle connoisseur, you have surely heard of this company. It is a French house that has been making this product for more than 107 years. His first store was founded in 1912 on Rue Dulong in Paris, France. The first collection to hit the market was les Cycles Rych.

Of course, their entire history has been shaped by the way they make these products as they do it the traditional way from the first generation to the last. All are handcrafted, made to order and made to measure, combining materials such as steel, leather and wood.

LV bike

The LV Bike is not just any bike, as it combines exclusivity with luxury and craftsmanship. This model is based on that of Maison Tamboite Paris, which has been upgraded with the signature style of Louis Vuitton.

Image: Louis Vuitton

The bikes are already available in four colors in the brand's online shop. red, blue, black and yellow. It also has a brown leather cover with the Louis Vuitton monogram on it. But that's not all, they are available in two different models. The first has a basket on the front while the second has a diamond painting on the back.

Image: Louis Vuitton

However, details are never enough for the luxury brand. It is also distinguished by the shape of the monogram flowers on the plates or the LV logo embossed on the pedals. In addition, it is equipped with LED lighting, trackers, shock absorbers under the seat and airless tires. As if that wasn't enough, there is an option to have your initials engraved on a patch of leather that will be attached to the rear wheel.

Image: Louis Vuitton

What does the Louis Vuitton bike with Maison Tamboite cost?

The brand new luxury bikes cost 22,000 euros, more than 500,000 Mexican pesos.

Image: Louis Vuitton

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