Visual Adventures of the Urban Bicycle
Commencing with the atmosphere of Florence, at night above, the images presented here provide multiple examples of the urban bicycle in practice, whether whimsical, functional or historical.
In European cities, original, wooden velocipedes are often on display.
Where bicycles are prevalent, they must be repaired.
Bicycle riders both pose and admire as a matter of course.
Display of both ordinary and famous bicycles is not uncommon.
Bicycling facilitates community.
Children play both on bicycles and nearby.
Amenities can be an important sidelight of urban bicycling in waterfront cities.
All images composed by the author in Canada, France, Great Britain, Israel, Italy, Tanzania and the United States. Click on each image for more detail.