On Your Bike


A not unusual sight in the Irish landscape: two bicycles leaning against the stone wall of a farm building in County Monaghan. This pair, however, appear not to have been in use of late, since one is missing its saddle and the other a tyre. Perhaps they are merely resting here until spare parts become available…

3 comments on “On Your Bike

  1. ballyshemane says:

    Maybe just the end of a ‘bumpy ride’!

  2. Red Hen says:

    The sight of capped and coated old men cycling to the pub or wobbling home on such bicycles was very much a feature of our roads up until the 1990s. This photo is a reminder of bygone times.

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