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Bicycle Taxidermy: Honor Your Beloved Bike by Mounting it on the Wall

Posted By Alyssa Alimurung On November 15, 2012 @ 4:15 pm In Bicycles,green Interiors,Reader Submitted Content | 1 Comment

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Looking for a way to commemorate your old bike? While attending the Royal College of Art, designer Regan Appleton, started Bicycle Taxidermy [1] to memorialize his father’s overridden mountain and road bikes. Though it might seem a bit silly to mount a piece of a bike on a wall, Bicycle Taxidermy [1] thinks otherwise. The handlebars of the bike are mounted onto scorched or bleached European oak made by a local joiner. The mount also features a stainless steel epitaph etched in Argyll, Scotland that describes each bike’s model, name, years ridden and a short epitaph such as: “The Highland beast, put out to pasture on London Fields.” Each taxidermy [1] is handcrafted in London and the service starts at £40.

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