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Photos Of The Day: Creative Bike Racks

Renaissance man David Byrne is an avid cyclist, even designing bike racks as pictured left in New York. (Watch the hilarious video report HERE.) 

Above image courtesy of David Byrne.

Can Spokane go above and beyond the basic rack model offered and stake out their own designs? (No more blue spiders behind a building, thank you very much.) We’re interested to hear your ideas as we resurrect a mission for a local bike rack design contest. We want your amusing, out of the box ideas along the lines of Byrne in NYC putting the dollar sign on Wall St. and the high heel on 5th Avenue.

Image courtesy of the Sierra Club.

(Hip historical note: When Byrne played Spokane in August 2004, he blogged, “there’s a lovely paved path, the Centennial Trail, that goes all the way to Idaho. The city was really smart to get it built. There are lots of people out during the weekends enjoying it. It goes out past the town along the riverside, through pine forest and scrub, and get as far as a beach, where a large man with a Mohawk is standing waist-deep in the water smoking a cigarette.” He’s odd, he’s cool, and he’s green. David Byrne. Seems that he likes it here, especially Boulder Beach.)

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