Lean it here in Lima: bicycle rack

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My friends Melanie and John Martin just hiked to Peru’s Machu Picchu. Given its 15th century origins, the Incan site is sadly lacking in ancient bicycle-related artifacts. Which means Lima, the country’s capital, has something that Machu Picchu does not: this flower-bedecked bicycle rack.

And that, friends, is the advantage of being founded in the 16th century.

Thanks for the picture, Melanie.

About 16incheswestofpeoria

Former bicycle mechanic, current peruser of books, feeder of birds.
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5 Responses to Lean it here in Lima: bicycle rack

  1. Glenn says:

    Nice. Looks like an upgraded version of this I saw in Victoria, BC. Hope no one needs in that manhole.

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