Abandoned Part 16

Abandoned 16 (1 of 1)

They circled slowly, tooled up with scaffold pipe and bolt cutters, braying for blood.

Break it! 

<the first blow lands>

Smash it! 

<feet land on the wheel>

Take it!

<components are removed>

Annihilated in Park Place. This poor thing really has endured some violence. This particular spot – adjacent to the Park Hotel Cardiff – seems to be particularly prone to cycle crime. Note similar damage to other cycles in the background.

Abandoned 16 (1 of 1)-2

More in the series: Abandoned Part 1Abandoned Part 2Abandoned Part 3Abandonded Part 4Abandoned Part 5 Abandoned Part 6Abandoned Part 7Abandoned Part 8Abandoned Part 9Abandoned Part 10Abandoned Part 11Abandoned Part 12Abandoned Part 13Abandoned Part 14, Abandoned Part 15

If you come back to your bike to find it decimated by detritivores, please think about passing any unwanted bits to local social enterprises such as The Cardiff Cycle workshopThe Bristol Bike Project,  ReCycling (London) or The Bike Station (Glasgow). This is part of an ongoing series to highlight cycle security, abandoned and vandalised bikes. 

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