Ghostbiking

Posted by on Oct 5, 2008 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Ghost-bikes-memorial

Today's Observer draws attention to the Ghostbike phenomenon and its spread around the world.

First sightings were in St Louis (some say San Francisco) in 2003 but since then 68 cities in 28 countries have seen these simple – white-painted bike – shrines to make fatal bike accidents

Like cellotaphs but the cycling community's own version, created and spread by them alone. Here's Geoff Dyer on ghostbikes as art

And how do you think they spread?

Oh, yes: Copying