Who says a bike rack has to be just a bike rack. It can be a snake, a
dragon, a bunch of metal that some call art. Bike racks across the
nation are becoming civil works of art. USA Today looks at these and
visits Mount Clemens, checking out their bike/art racks.
Hey, they should call 'em bart racks. Hmm, maybe not.
Cyclists can chain their bikes to a dollar
sign on New York City's Wall Street, a pair of giant toothbrushes in
Portland, Ore., and sea creatures in Louisville and Mount Clemens Mich.
Bicycle racks that combine the utility of security with the aesthetics of art are popping up across the USA.
"It creates a better environment for people who
live here and visit here, and it gives people a place to park their
bikes," says Lacy LaBorde of the Downtown Austin Alliance.
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