Our culture is still reliant combustion engines. Every time one starts up, cue this Slayer song.
How many times have you heard someone say, ” Hypothetically I could so this…” Go for bike rides, visit a friend, quit your job, build dreams. Inspired while babysitting during an episode of Jesse Ventura’s Conspiracy Theory, Jesse told his team they needed ” To Go Hypothetical. ” So ” Why Not?”
The Trilogy. Cars are much heavier than bikes.
Horror Poster Sticker. Shamelessly ripped from a fave poster artist: Frank Kozic.
We were asked to make a design using a unicorn. The media has cultivated a ne’er do well image of bicyclists so we decided to play it up. “Oh, so this is the part the society has us playing? Here you go. ”
Images of bicyclists created by the media: Image of the outlaw. The legend of Billy the Kid is one of the more colorful legends of New Mexico; touching on individual freedoms, land use and colonialism. Depending on which history is presented, Billy was either a no good bandit or a folk hero; fighting greedy land barons and crooked politicians. As with bicyclists, his image was propagated by the media. To learn more about Billy the Kid, make some popcorn and check out this documentary : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isNpIHtbgzk&list=RDisNpIHtbgzk&start_radio=1
Never Mind the Automobiles!
Duck the Police. Police operations are rooted in the System Of Enclosure. In a nutshell – The System of Enclosure was Aristocrats claiming ( stealing ) land and using the concept of property for social control. They they paid people off to enforce this philosophy. Quack Quack.
Grumpy Bike Cat. Looks out at traffic and gets, well…..
Another favorite record cover – from Built to Spill.
LOTABIKES!! If you’re not from New Mexico, check out Blake’s Lotaburger.
Looking at your phone while driving?
RUDEBIKES! Ska music historically as a unifying entity. Plus bicycles are dancing in the streets.
Want to make it better? Honk away!
Designed for Stop Signs. Anything can be a thing. It’s a thing.
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