Need a new bike? You can bid on bikes designed by the Foo Fighters, Radiohead, and more

Okay, so this is a long shot (not to mention expensive), but there’s a chance for music fans to bid on any of 14 one-of-a-kind bicycles designed by some seriously big names.

Brompton Bikes, which is based out of London in the UK, approached a bunch of artists and had them design bikes that will be auctioned off to help out-of-work live music crews. Expected prices are around US$2,000.

The auction, which is called Keep on Rolling, went live today (May 28) and will continue until June 12. The bike designers are:

  • Foo Fighters (one each from Taylor Hawkins and Nate Mendel)
  • Radiohead
  • Rise Against
  • LCD Soundsystem
  • Phoebe Bridgers
  • Underworld
  • Sub Pop (the record label)
  • Neko Case
  • Dinosaur Jr.
  • Khruangbin
  • O Wonder
  • Nathan East
  • Enrique Iglesias

Go here to learn more.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Need a new bike? You can bid on bikes designed by the Foo Fighters, Radiohead, and more

  • May 28, 2021 at 10:54 am
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    Holy shit, most of those are gorgeous. Also looks like the bidding has already faaaaaaaar exceeded their expectations.

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