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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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    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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    There is a certain beauty in decay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KDC1956 View Post
    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

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigBlueToe View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by buelito View Post
    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.

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Doug64 View Post
    It's called recycling!
    Ha!

    Is this what I've heard called a cyclone fence?

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    Quote Originally Posted by buelito View Post
    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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