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Old 08-20-08, 08:17 AM   #1
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Whos'e Bike is On The Cover of Today's Metro?

http://ny.metro.us/metro/local/artic...vor/13396.html

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Old 08-20-08, 08:18 AM   #2
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Old 08-20-08, 08:22 AM   #3
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Non NYer^
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so tight....3 favorites


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Old 08-20-08, 08:39 AM   #5
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The money sign ($) is down the block from me and pretty cool...it's getting alot of attention however I haven't seem a single person lock their bike to it.
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The money sign ($) is down the block from me and pretty cool...it's getting alot of attention however I haven't seem a single person lock their bike to it.
nice -- which block is the dollar sign?
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Old 08-20-08, 08:51 AM   #7
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Nah, just that Philly beat you to the punch. We've already gotten excited about new & artistic bike racks, debated installing new & artistic bike racks, implemented new & artistic bike racks, used new & artistic bike racks, vandalized new & artistic bike racks, and gotten over new & artistic bike racks.
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nice -- which block is the dollar sign?
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I have a question about your old bike racks. Could they be overcome with a 2x4? If not, can you please ship them to Toronto? T.I.A.
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That bike is facing the wrong direction.

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Old 08-20-08, 09:35 AM   #11
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Nah, just that Philly beat you to the punch. We've already gotten excited about new & artistic bike racks, debated installing new & artistic bike racks, implemented new & artistic bike racks, used new & artistic bike racks, vandalized new & artistic bike racks, and gotten over new & artistic bike racks.
i'm saying. welcome to 2006, nyc.
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That bike is facing the wrong direction.
Indeed
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Old 08-20-08, 10:50 AM   #13
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This was on BSNYC not to long ago. David Byrne is the ****. Glad to see these rolled out.
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I took the camera for a stroll along Wall Street...
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Locations and renderings of all the Byrne bike racks: http://www.davidbyrne.com/art/bike_racks/index.php

I saw that female silhouette one a couple weeks ago. Sorta cool, but makes for limited bike locking configurations.
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nice! thanks for the shot, eMwolB
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I love David Byrnes (at least TH era David Byrnes), but some of these designs are hella impractical as actual bike racks.

Clearly I'm being too literal though.
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if its a cycling-related thing that catches the eye of a non-cyclist, it may be a super positive thing.
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I agree, it's got the potential to do some good in terms of raising awareness. I wonder with some of the designs if passer-byes will recognize the connection to cycling.
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nice! thanks for the shot, eMwolB
After all the photos you've submitted? It's my pleasure!
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Saw this one on Friday, I was confused.

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Has anyone stolen any of these racks yet?
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How is that Jamis on the road?
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Nah, just that Philly beat you to the punch. We've already gotten excited about new & artistic bike racks, debated installing new & artistic bike racks, implemented new & artistic bike racks, used new & artistic bike racks, vandalized new & artistic bike racks, and gotten over new & artistic bike racks.
There here in Bmore too.
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