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Gunbike

March 19, 2012

Over the last five years, our little yellow gunbike stickers have become nearly ubiquitous here in town, and they’ve shown up in a surprising number of places across the globe.

The image of a simple, peaceful bicycle with a .50 caliber machine gun mounted to the handlebars is, to some, a bold one.  I like to imagine that the image gives a little more weight to “Share the Road”;  in a way, it transforms the request into a directive.

Regardless of your personal interpretation, I can’t emphasize enough that its intended message is metaphorical, not literal:

 

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