Details about Affinity Cycles Raekwon Wu Tang charity bike custom 2 of 3See original listing
Dec 15, 2012
[ 39 bids ]
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Brooklyn bicycle company Affinity Cycles and Staten
Island’s Raekwon from the Wu Tang Clan announce Ride4NY a non for profit
formed to raise funds, awareness and
rebuilding strategies for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. This week
Ride4NY, Affinity and Raekwon will be hosting a benefit concert, custom
bicycle auctions and a group ride all aimed to raise money for those
hardest hit by the storm.
In conjunction with Ride4NY Affinity and Raekwon have created these 3 custom project bicycles to be auctioned off and 100% of the proceeds will be going to charity.
In typical Wu Tang black and yellow, these bikes feature some of New York Cities hardest hit areas, Staten Island, Rockaway, Red Hook and Coney Island. The frame set is an Affinity Kissena with custom 88mm carbon rims hand laced to Gran Compe hubs. The winner can choose either tubular or clincher rims. Parts list includes, Affinity R/T crank set, Truvativ bb, Tange track bars, Thomson stem and seat post, All City track grips, Fizik Arione saddle, FSA headset, Conti tires, Mks pedals and clips, Toshi double straps.
is a 5 day no reserve auction. Since this is a custom bike, the winner
will choose their size Affinity Kissena frame, then the bike will be
sent out for paint. Please expect 2 weeks to 1 month for paint and
assembly. There will only be 3 of these bikes made, each is unique in
its own right.
Sandy hit New York City a little over a month ago, the majority of
Rockaway and the hardest hit area of Staten Island are still with out
power. We will be distributing the funds through grass roots relief
efforts on Staten Island and Rockaway in the form of pre paid credit
cards. Members of Ride4NY, Affinity and Raekwon will be hand delivering
these pre paid credit cards door to door shortly after the auction, just
in time for the holiday season.
If your in or around NYC this week, the benefit concert is this Thursday December 13th and the mass group ride is this Saturday December 15th.
For more information check us out on facebook at affinitycycles or ride4NY and also visit affinitycycles.com ride4NY.org
If you have questions about the bike, you can call or email us... ebay doesn't allow us to post phone or email but you can get it from our website!
On Dec-14-12 at 11:27:59 PST, seller added the following information:
Picture update! This is from the benefit event last night, Raekwon the
Chef is taking pr pictures with the Staten Island bike. This is just a
teaser shot of the bike and Raekwon... more to come including really
nice NYCity scape shots. The frame is powder coated with a sick textured
black satin finish, it looks like the elephant print or like a pair of
sick sneakers. The Wu yellow is painted on and the stencil effect looks
killer. More pics in a few.