How’s this for a Conversation Piece? Nov 23, 2009

picture by Chris Campbell

Could you imagine having Marc Newson’s Speed Concept bike as the featured piece in your art collection? Front and center, right as you walk in your front door? A reader is an artist-assistant whose clients purchased one of the Stages bikes from the recent Sotheby’s auction.

picture by Chris Campbell

The Newson bike fetched $110,000 at auction.

The Bikes of STAGES auction on November 1st at Sotheby’s in NYC, has resulted in a donation of $1,125,000 going directly to The Lance Armstrong Foundation to help fund outreach, awareness, research, and advocacy.

Sotheby’s for the LIVESTRONG Foundation

  • kevin

    Save this for Trek Tuesdays! I WANT MERCKX MONDAYS!

  • bike locks

    I think that if I had that sitting in my house it’d take me a week to put a set of pedals on that and go for a ride.

  • DonaldM

    I’m pretty sure that was Armstrong’s TT for Tour De France