Custom-Painted ‘Graffiti’ Bike Auction Benefits Bahati Foundation

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Los Angeles – A one-of-a-kind Cannondale SuperSix Hi-Mod bicycle is on the auction block to help further the mission of the Bahati Foundation and its mission to positively affect the lives of inner city and underprivileged youth across the nation.

The carbon fiber frame and fork feature an eclectic, custom paint job by renown graffiti artist Mike Giant. The nearly ready-to-ride bicycle retails for $7,500 and includes a 2012 SRAM Red gruppo, FSA SLK carbon seat post and stem, FSA Wing Pro carbon bars, fi’zi:k Antares saddle and bar tape, and a HED Jet 6 FR carbon clincher wheelset. The bike was built by Geoff Gould, owner of Miles Ahead Cyclery in Tucson.

“We hope this special opportunity helps us raise significant money to continue our mission to supply inner-city kids with health and fitness gear, educational supplies and even musical instruments,” Rahsaan Bahati said.

Bids may be placed on eBay, where additional details can be found. The minimum acceptable bid for the bicycle is $7,000. Bidding, which is limited to the continental United States, ends Dec. 15, 2011. Page link: https://bit.ly/sILSwV. A portion of the purchase price may be tax deductible.

Bahati, a professional cyclist since 2001, founded the Bahati Foundation in 2010 to support inner city youth in under-served communities through inspirational speaking engagements and cycling outreach programs. Through grants, scholarships and cycling outreach programs, it empowers children toward higher achievement in education, music and sports. Since its inception, more than 10,000 grade school students across the U.S. have heard Bahati spread his message of inspiration.

About the Bahati Foundation
The mission of the Bahati Foundation is to support inner city youth in under-served communities through inspirational speaking engagements and cycling outreach programs. These are designed to motivate and empower kids toward higher achievement in education, music and sports. We invite donors and corporate sponsors to exercise individual and corporate social responsibility by becoming involved with the mission of the Bahati Foundation and the cycling team – in an effort to positively affect the lives of inner city and underprivileged youth. For more information go to https://www.bahatifoundation.org.

About the author: Thien Dinh

Thien Dinh gained most his cycling knowledge the old fashioned way, by immersing himself in the sport. From 2007 to early 2013, Thien served as RoadBikeReview Site Manager, riding daily while putting various cycling products through its paces. A native of California, Thien also enjoys tinkering with photography and discovering new music.


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