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New Shinola bike and watch honor the Wright brothers

Published December 10, 2013
The Wright Brothers bike

DETROIT, MI (BRAIN) — Shinola is releasing a special edition bike and watch in honor of the Wright Brothers. The Detroit brand also is launching a "private collectors club" called The Foundry.

The bike is special version of the Shinola Runwell model, in gloss black with bamboo fenders and a Torpedo headlamp. The company is making just 25 of the 11-speed internally geared bikes, which go on sale on Dec. 10 on the Shinola website and at its flagship stores in Detroit and New York City. 

The watch comes in a special custom gift box with a certificate of authenticity, leather card wallet, leather carrying case, and a hickory watch box. Also included is a leather-bound coffee table book on the Wright brothers.

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