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Old 10-25-10, 08:42 PM   #1
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Fencing bicycles - pics

Way back in the summer of 2009 I was riding one of my gravel road, trail, logging road, paved road combinations and came across this unique way to re-use old bicycles. I had seen it before, but never had a camera with me.













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Old 10-25-10, 10:42 PM   #2
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It's called recycling!
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What a shame.
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I see that and can't help but feel sad... I see at least two bicycles that I would love to have to refurbish/rebuild. I do admire the fact that someone can place all those bicycles out by the road, and nobody came along and took them. If I was to try something like that (heaven forbid) where I live; I'd be replacing parts of it daily.
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Cool. But sad.
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It could be a lucky location to break down.
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Sorry. I love bicycles as much as the next guy, but that is one ugly fence!
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Old 10-26-10, 08:35 AM   #8
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There is a certain beauty in decay.
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What a shame.
yes, it is. Unlike anything else a bicycle is more than metal & rubber. It is an elegant machine that deserves being recycled into new bicycles..........not buried alive.
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They can look better than the photos show- and be a barrier

Defence..jpg
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Sorry. I love bicycles as much as the next guy, but that is one ugly fence!
+1 - and will only get worse over time.
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So that is where I left my bike! CRAP, mom said that would happen some day.
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I saw the title of this post and immediately thought of jousting... on bikes. Crazy enough to actually be possible
I like stapfam's fence better -

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I saw the title of this post and immediately thought of jousting... on bikes. Crazy enough to actually be possible
+1. I'm a little disappointed...
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It doesn't bother me so much, if they're mostly cheap, Chinese assembly-line bikes. But thinking about hand-built expensive bikes, like titanium framed bikes, I would be sick.

Like cars in old auto salvage yards, I think about all the places they've been, the fun the people had with them, and the pride their owners once felt for them.

I think I want my bike buried with me...
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How many of you have ever gone out of your way, just scrounging for a nice bike? Where did you go - junk yards? Second hand stores? Metal recycling scrap yards?
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Ha!

Is this what I've heard called a cyclone fence?
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Old 10-27-10, 08:51 AM   #18
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I like stapfam's fence better -

train safe-
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1RfL4HV2u4
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