Bikes are beautiful, even when they’re old junkers like most bikes here in Barcelona. Transportation bikes abound with lots of folding bikes, bicing bikes (city bike share), and any other cruiser, mountain bike, ten-speed that is double-locked so it can’t be stolen. Enjoy these bicicletas bonitas!
Riding with dogs at the park:
Mary rides on Carrer de Marina bike lane, with cranes and steeples of Sagrada Familia in the distance:
Beautiful boys on fixed gear bikes (on interview day and race day):
What you won’t see at USAC races, volunteers smoking and drinking beer. This orange-vested woman later sported cowbells on her hips which she rang enthusiastically for the racing cyclists:
Taking the kid for a handlebar ride between fixie races at Parc de Forum with giant solar panel and Mediterranean in the background:
Biking past one of many bookstores in Gracia:
Bike parking in Born neighborhood:
Bike decoration at Festa Major de Gracia:
Many motos in this area, but only one well-locked beater bike with rear pegs for cool tricks! (Locked: Seat, frame, front wheel)
Bikes in Gracia:
It’s 8:30 a.m, and she takes the last bicing bike from station closest to us:
Lots of tykes on Strider type bikes here, this one has heavy duty plastic wheels like the old Big Wheel.
Electric bike rental:
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