11 of the best custom pro bikes

Professional riders love custom bikes and so do we. Here is our run down of the 11 coolest and most beautiful designs

Peter Sagan shows off his new bike before the 2013 Tour de France
Peter Sagan shows off his new bike before the 2013 Tour de France
(Image credit: Watson)

Custom paint jobs can add personality, be used to stand out from the crowd, or just simply look cool. While some feature very loud, complicated designs, others are much more subtle and understated, often being a reflection of the rider.

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Oliver Bridgewood - no, Doctor Oliver Bridgewood - is a PhD Chemist who discovered a love of cycling. He enjoys racing time trials, hill climbs, road races and criteriums. During his time at Cycling Weekly, he worked predominantly within the tech team, also utilising his science background to produce insightful fitness articles, before moving to an entirely video-focused role heading up the Cycling Weekly YouTube channel, where his feature-length documentary 'Project 49' was his crowning glory.