Looking for a way to commemorate your old bike? While attending the Royal College of Art, designer Regan Appleton, started Bicycle Taxidermy 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 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 is handcrafted in London and the service starts at £40.

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