One-Of-A-Knd Three-Speed Cruiser To Be Auctioned For Hurricane Sandy Victims

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  • (1888PressRelease) November 16, 2012 - A special, one-of-a-kind cruiser built by Gary Silva, creator of the 3G Stepper, will be auctioned this week to raise money for victims of the natural disaster. The bike was built by Silva with all the industry's top of the line features to use as his personal bike. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Silva has decided to donate the bike for those affected by the storm on the East Coast.

    The bike contains more than $2,000 in parts alone. It features a responsive design aluminum frame made of 6061 heat-treated polish aluminum, three speeds using a triple carbon fiber crank with a single rear sprocket. Composed of the lightest, best components on the market today, the bike weighs only 17 pounds and features carbon fiber cranks, forks, rims, seat post, seat clamp and stem. 3G Bikes' special Boa G Tires made with 30 percent lighter skin wall contribute to its effortless ride and comfort.

    For more information and to bid on the bike, go to or search "MY BIKE Red Cross" on eBay. The auction ends Nov. 25, 2012.

    One hundred percent of the proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross.

    Silva is founder, designer and president of 3G Bikes, headquartered in Long Beach, Calif. Silva is credited with starting the retro chopper trend that swept the bike industry. His 3G Stepper, the most innovative bike on the market, has been praised by Popular Mechanics and L.A. Times.

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