He was one of the world’s most-loved actors and comedians and also an avid cycling enthusiast. Though we tragically lost Robin Williams his legacy lives on with his family deciding to auction the star’s incredible collection of bikes.
Covering everything from old-school dragsters to some of the most rare and treasured machines on the planet, the collection of 87 bikes showcases the enourmous passion William’s had for the sport.
Along with being a hugely popular star, Robin Williams was a fierce advocate for people with disabilities. Money raised through the sale of the bikes will go to prominant US charities the Challenged Athletes Foundation and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.
Online auction house Paddle 8 is managing the sale, the website featuring full details of each bike such as this rare Ritchey Break-Away travel bike.
‘The “Break-Away” is a travel bike; the frame dismantles to two pieces able to fit into a small travel case. This bike was sent to Toronto for Robin William’s use whilst shooting his blockbuster film “Night at the Museum.”
Component level and lists: Shimano Ultegra, Ritchey OCR Pro wheels, Ritchey carbon fork, Ritchey stem, bar and seatpost, Specialized Avatar saddle.‘
The online auction closes on October 25 and international shipping is available.
For further details visit https://paddle8.com/auction/robin-williams/