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12 Hipster Bikes That Are So Over Mainstream Culture

These cultured, artisan bikes shun societal conventions. Someone should tell them about Tour de Fat, New Belgium's celebration of bikes, beer, and community.

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1. This bike started normcore as a rejection of the hipster archetype:

Josh Larios (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: rjl20

2. This bike would rather be dead than cool:

Daniel Lee (CC BY-ND http://2.0) / Via Flickr: dlee13

3. And this bike only wears hand-knitted vintage sweaters:

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4. This bike was color blocking before it was popular:

Cristian Roberti (CC BY-ND http://2.0) / Via Flickr: cristian_roberti

5. This bike was into mythical creatures before they went mainstream:

Ariel Grimm (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: in2thewoodz9

6. And this bike was channeling '90s cool before the '90s even happened:

domesticflight (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: 27305268@N06

7. This bike, like, exclusively shops at yard sales:

Dominik Schwind (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: dominik

8. And this bike leads a totally organic lifestyle:

Laurent Gauthier (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: loranger

9. This bike finds inspiration in asymmetry:

radlmax (CC BY-ND http://2.0) / Via Flickr: radlmax

10. This bike rejects the culturally ignorant attitudes of mainstream consumers:

Channone Arif (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: channone

11. This bike just wants a little RESPECT. But also it doesn't care what you think:

Umberto Brayj (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: ubrayj02

12. And this bike? Born into the wrong generation:

Clarence Risher (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: sparr0

New Belgium’s Tour de Fat takes bikes, beer, and bemusement to a whole new level.

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