We may not be able to ride an actual Gundam in our lives, but we may be able to ride a Gundam-themed bike! Bandai has teamed up with Taiwanese bicycle manufacturer, AXMAN, to turn mobile suits into road bikes. The Unicorn Gundam, Unicorn Gundam Full Armor, the Unicorn Gundam 02 Banshee Norn, and the Hyaku Shiki all inspire their own road bikes.
These bikes come in either an alloy model or a carbon model. The lighter Carbon Frame models cost 355,000 yen, while the heavier Alloy Frame models cost 183,000 yen.
“Unicorn Gundam Road Bike RB-CAUC01 (carbon frame)”
“Unicorn Gundam Road Bike RB-ALUC01 (alloy frame)”
“Unicorn Gundam 02 Banshee Norn Road Bike RB-CAB01 (carbon frame)”
“Unicorn Gundam 02 Banshee Norn Road Bike RB-ALB01 (alloy frame)”
“Hyaku Shiki Road Bike RB-CAHY01 (carbon frame)”
“Hyaku Shiki Road Bike RB-ALHY01 (alloy frame)”
In the anime, Anaheim Electronics developed these mobile suits. These bikes also pay tribute to the fictional company by featuring their logo all over these bikes.
Premium Bandai online shop is now accepting pre-orders for these road bikes. They will then be releasing them sometime in May 2018.