As anticipated in late July, Porsche has announced a come back to bicycle manufacturing with the launch of the new RS. Let’s take a closer look.
The RS Bike is a carbon fiber frame and fork, brought to life by a Shimano XTR groupset, Magura brakes and a Crank Brothers 29″ wheelset for a total weigh of 9kg (19.8 pounds). According to the press release, the Porsche RS is the ultimate expression in lightweight technology, design purity, ergonomics and performance.
Porsche bicycle will set you back a pretty penny – with the Porsche Designs website listing the Bike S at 3,300 Euros and the Bike RS starts at 5.900 Euros. For those who aren’t familiar with the exchange rates, that means that based on those prices – American buyers will be paying around $4,775 for the entry level model and a whopping $8,538 for the Bike RS.