Mid-Life Cycling

Mid-Life Cycling

01 December 2012

A World Of Christmas Bikes

Around this time last year, I posted "Christmas Bikes And Trees". Interestingly, it's become the fifth-most viewed of the 664 posts on this blog.  What I find even more intriguing is that, although it had more views during the last holiday season, and during this one, there's been a fairly steady stream of viewers throughout the year.

I guess a lot of people associate bikes with Christmas trees, even if they never got a new Schwinn (or Raleigh or whatever) as a childhood holiday gift.  The bike under the tree is a very appealing image.  In fact, it's really a metaphor for a lot of other things--most, if not all, of them positive, I'm sure.

Of course, there are many bicycle-themed holiday ornaments and cards.  Quite possibly the only thing more fun than hanging a miniature bicycle on a tree is decorating a bicycle for the holidays.  

From Cycle The Earth

If you prefer to stick to daytime riding, you could deck out your bike like this:

Also from Cycle The Earth


Now, if you want to be a good little girl or good little boy and help out Santa, here's your steed:

Rudolph The Red Nosed Bicycle


I'm sure that wherever he is, Pablo Picasso is amused.

5 comments:

  1. Ha! The 2nd bike is mine. Here is this years "Christmas Cruiser" http://tinyurl.com/ctxv2sn

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  2. Randy: I love the bike. I just happened to find the photo when I typed "Christmas bike image" into a Google browser.

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  3. Thanks! For 6 years now I've built up a Christmas themed bike for our clubs holiday rides.

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  4. I've got so many bikes and so many photos of my bikes on the internet that they show up on blogs and websites all over the place. I was tickled to see it here. I just thought it was funny how you unknowingly posted a photo belonging to a reader of your blog.

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  5. Randy--What's that about "six degrees of separation"? ;-)

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