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The abandoned bikes of Manhattan

Blog | By James Fletcher | May 13, 2020


Like our editor, I am a huge fan of the greatest mode of transport known to man. One huge blight on New York is the volume of bike theft, and parts theft. London is infinitely better at removing abandoned bikes or the sad skeletons left behind by bike thieves. Here someone has sprayed a circle for the attention of the Department of Transport to wake up and remove the wreckage. Having said that, there are more cycle lanes and pathways than ever before, as well as hugely popular bike hire scheme now available across all five boroughs.