Upon a meeting with Paul Budnitz and you will notice a certain amount of restlessness. Its hardly noticeable but the telltale signs are there, characteristics traits of a serial entrepreneur. Little surprise then when the founder of Kidrobot announced his newest venture, the Paul Budnitz Bicycles. The approach is a straight forward one. By looking at bicycles as how you would see a vintage MG, Aston Martin, or Austin Healey, Budnitz narrowed the design with a certain retro aesthetics. Simply known as Model No.1 and Model No.2, each comprised of titanium alloy frame with a split-tube Cantilever Frame, trademarked by Budnitz. Discs brakes, along with top of line components like Gates Carbon Belts, each bike frame weighs around 3.3 lbs (without parts). Select from commuter oriented, cruiser style Model No.1 or mountain bike-like Model No.2, both are now available exclusively at http://budnitzbicycles.com for $5500 US.