Bicycles From Around the World

A collection of bicycles from around the world.

Bike leaned up against a Delhi temple where men are making garlands of yellow flowers. flowers in a Delhi templeBikes on the beach silhouetted against the late afternoon light in Ostional, Costa Rica. Bikes on the beach silhouetted against the late afternoon light in Ostional, Costa RicaThe primary transportation for a Cuban muscleman to the Gimnasio. Cuban Muscleman at the GimnasioThis sign for bike rental is carved in stone on the Aran Island of Inisheer in Ireland.The Aran Island of Inisheer in Ireland has more rocks than just about any other place I've been to, and just about everything there is made of rocks. Like this sign for bike rental carved in stoneBicycling on the beach at Long Beach in Pacific Rim National Park on Vancouver Island.Bicycle on the beach at Long Beach in Pacific Rim National Park on Vancouver IslandBicycle on U Bein Bridge in Mandalay, Myanmar. Bicycle on U Bein Bridge in Mandalay, MyanmarHolland has so many bikes I don’t know where to start! Maybe with this ‘bike parking’ marker that shows the standard bike-riding attire in the country. Bike Parking SignThis is what most of the bike parking in Amsterdam actually looks like. Bicycles galore at the bike parking next to the ferry terminal at Amsterdam Central Station, HollandOur penchant for backroads meant that we were caught behind a bicycle race in France. Bicycle race in progressTwo little girls getting around on a too big bike at Angkor Wat in Cambodia.kids getting around on a too big bike at Angkor Wat in CambodiaMelaka in Malaysia is famous for its bicycle taxis with flower-bedecked, satin brocade upholstered sidecars.Decorated Rickshaw in Melaka, MalaysiaA fully-equipped bicycle rickshaw with a cart out front and a bright umbrella for the driver, propped up against a blue wall in Penang, Malaysia. A fully-equipped bicycle rickshaw with a cart and an umbrella, propped up against a blue wall in Penang, MalaysiaIn Copenhagen, bicycles with carts out front are used for transporting all sorts of things, like these musicians on their way to a gig. This sort of works the same way as the bicycle rickshaw but doesn’t look nearly as comfortable. In Copenhagen, bicycles with carts out front are used for transporting all sorts of things, like these musicians on their way to a gig.Vietnam has ciclos, which is what they call bicycle taxis. This bicycle taxi is in Saigon. Back in 2003 they were trying to get rid of them as they felt they held up the horrendous traffic of the city, and I have to assume that by now the ciclos in Saigon are no more. But many ciclo drivers had no other way to make a living, they were the poorest of the poor in the country. Anyway, this is a portrait of me, Al, our ‘ciclo’ driver and Uncle Ho holding up traffic.A portrait of me, Al, our 'cyclo' driver and Uncle Ho, a bicycle taxi in Saigon where they are trying to get rid of them amidst the horrendous traffic of the cityBlue bike against a red building in Grebbestad, Sweden.Bike against a red building in Grebbestad, SwedenBikes available for use in Tokyo, Japan (2003). Cheap bikes with advertising are available in Tokyo, Japan (2003)Mexico City used to be the most polluted city in the world but they have been trying all sorts of things to bring the pollution down. This includes shutting down the main artery of the city, the Paseo de la Reforma, to cars on Sundays. Here is instructions on how to use bike stations in Mexico City – a lesson in the Spanish informal imperative.how to use bike stations in Mexico City (a lesson in the Spanish informal imperative) Biking with her puppy on the Paseo de la Reforma on a Monday when cars were allowed, but were actually quite sparse compared to the way they used to be.
Biking with her puppy in Mexico CityMy Mom’s old bike, the Eaton Glider, leaning up against a garage.Mom's old bike, the Eaton Glider, leaning up against a garageThe brass Eaton Glider badge on that old bike.Mom's old bike with its brass Eaton GliderMore of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Bikes, Trikes or Motorcycles.

16 responses to “Bicycles From Around the World

  1. Wow so many bikes from around the world. I have a photo of my hubby with the bike in Penang. It’s outside the peranakan mansion isn’t it?

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