If you are into moving fast, keeping fit and living green then you know the only really useful mode of transport in the big metropolis is a bike. Why sit in traffic when you can swerve around it? If you haven't made a New Year's resolution yet then getting a bike should be it. No need to scrimp on style either, check out these top wheels from 2006.
Jorg & Olif
If anyone knows how to bicycle with elegance it's the Dutch. This Canadian company has taken their lead with this traditional style bike.
Paul Smith x Mercian Cycles
For the serious fashionista and the serious cyclist,this is for the speed demons with a colorful dress sense.
For the sporty type, this bike will make you sweat. Styled like a classic 70s chopper but with a twistâyou can't sit down!
For those street kids who like to be seen, The Shadow Conspiracy created a limited edition of 300 of this black BMX bike with amazing graphics in early 2006.
Anyone with a bike knows how hard it is to hold on it. Bicycle theft in cities is rampant, especially if you've got a limited edition. This British designed Cyclepod is a safe way to park your bikes on the street, keeps them dry and doesn't look bad either.