Lela Rose yarn bomb bike

Texas native Lela Rose shows off her whimsical side with her bike wrapped in colorful cords at the New York Fashion Center’s bike share launch on Wednesday, September 7.

Lela Rose Bicycle Copyright 2011 Kathy Akey

It’s not actually yarn but a synthetic cord that’s intricately threaded around the tubes. Click for full sized image.

Lela Rose bicycle front fork

This bike and others are available for free use during Fashion Week NYC 2011, and will be auctioned off afterwards. The bikes come from Bowery Lane Bicycles. Photos Copyright 2011 by Kathy Akey and used with her very kind permission here at Cyclelicious.

3 Comments

  • September 7, 2011 - 10:50 pm | Permalink

    Awesome! Great DIY project with some cords plus lots and lots and lots and lots of patience…

  • September 7, 2011 - 10:50 pm | Permalink

    Awesome! Great DIY project with some cords plus lots and lots and lots and lots of patience…

  • September 7, 2011 - 11:10 pm | Permalink

    Yes, much more patience than I have :-)

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