Culture Cycles: Top Bikes of 2011

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It’s been quite the year for beautiful bicycles featured here on Culture Cycles. I know most other blogs already posted their “Top Tens” for the year, but I took my time this year sifting through all the gorgeous builds I’ve come across in just the 2nd year for CC. That reminds me, as of yesterday Culture Cycles is 2 years old! Thanks to everyone for reading, commenting, and sharing. Here’s to another 2 easy years. Now these bikes below were either popular or some of my favorites – it was so hard to narrow down to just 10ish, so you should take some time to browse all the beauties too.

Enjoy the top 10-ish bikes of 2011 featured below.


parlee z1

Parlee Z1

cinelli gold black

1983 Cinelli Golden Black


Murdered-Out: Pinarello Dogma


1936 Monark Silverking

detroit bicycles madison track bike

Detroit Bicycle Company: Madison Street Bike

ahearne cycles lees stainless lugged

Lee’s Stainless Ahearne Cycles Road Bike

Traffic Bikes: David’s Commuter

Traffic Bikes: David’s Commuter

Sunrise Cycles: SS 26″/700c

Sunrise Cycles: SS 26″/700c

horror bike hunt manley

hunt manley burlington vermont map bicycle

Hunt’s Horror and Burlington, VT Map Bikes

amaro bicycles

Amaro Bikes: Lollobrigida Dune Scorcher