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Gallery: Advertising with Bicycles

Collection of photographs of bikes used to display mobile advertising or bicycles used in advertising. Includes ideas of bikes used as free advertising space, like rain covers for bicycles, advertisiments on bike parking spots or mobile display advertising on ordinary as well as bespoke bicycles.

This gallery was created on Sunday, 27th March 2011

House builders like using bicycles in their advertising, unfortunately the facilities on the ground often don't match this enthusiasm.

According to Countryside Properties cycling falls under playing (see billboard). Looking at the cycleways leading to town (or lack of them) cycling will be renegated to "playing". This indicates a one way cycleway, the northbound offstreet ... [more]

Advertising with bicycles. Location: Hanover-Mitte, Hanover (Lower Saxony, Germany)

Advertising on bicycles: Flowershop Rost in Hanover. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Bike parking and cycleway near the Maschsee in Hanover. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Orange seat cover with advertising by "Ernst August Galerie" of Hanover (Lower Saxony, Germany).

Green seat cover by travel agency "America unlimited", advertising #PortlandRegion as "America's Best Bike City". Location: Hanover-Mitte, Hanover (Lower Saxony, Germany)

Seat cover advertising startup-impuls.de/ Location: Hanover-Mitte, Hanover (Lower Saxony, Germany)

Blue bike seat cover by C&A with the advertising slogan "Wir setzen Deinen Po in Szene" (We put your butt in scene), see also #71442. Location: Hanover-Mitte, Hanover (Lower Saxony, Germany)

Blue bike seat cover by C&A with the advertising slogan "Wir setzen Deinen Po in Szene" (We put your butt in scene), see also #71441. Location: Hanover-Mitte, Hanover (Lower Saxony, Germany).

Bike seat cover Red bike seat cover by TK Max, promoting cheap cloths.

SPD Fahrradsatteldecke Bike seat cover by the Social Democratic Party, stating "Studiengebühren sind für'n Arsch!" (Tuition fees are for the ass!)

Red bike seat cover calling people to donate blood.

Bike seat cover with advertising Red bicycle seat cover from Musiktag.de advertsing with the slogan "Lust auf ein Abenteuer! (In the mood for adventure?). Location: Hanover-Mitte, Hanover (Lower Saxony, Germany)

BREE advertising on saddle covers. Location: Hanover-Mitte, Hanover (Lower Saxony, Germany)

Bike being used to decorate the entrance of a fancy boutique (Scotch & Soda) in Hanover (Lower Saxony, Germany). See also #71459

Bike being used to decorate the entrance of a fancy boutique (Scotch & Soda) in Hanover (Lower Saxony, Germany). See also #71419

Advertising "East Village" in London E20 at King's Cross forecourt. Many new developments use pictures of bikes in their advertising. This solar powered "pod" uses a bike connected to a large flat screen to allow people to "cycle" (via the ... [more]

Advertising for the Subway restaurant chain on a parked bike. Location: Heiligengeistwall, Oldenburg (Lower Saxony, Germany)

Kulturetage advertising the "Kultur Sommer" with a display on a Long John cargo bike in the centre of Oldenburg. Location: , Oldenburg (Lower Saxony, Germany)

Generate electricity on a Volkswagen bike, enough to take a picture. VW's promotional booth on the electric vehicle exhibition.Location: , Oldenburg (Lower Saxony, Germany)

Tweed ride bikes as shop-window decorations at an optician in Oldenburg city centre.

Bicycles in bank advertising (Commerzbank).

Raffle for a bike at men's outfitter Bruns in Oldenburg.

A bike theme running through the displays at men's outfitter Bruns in Oldenburg.

Bikes in advertising for fashionable men's wear.

Bicycle advertizing

Bike advertising teas and coffee

They had three of these advertising bikes and trailers in the supermarket - but I don't know how often them took them outside.

Advertising with a delivery tricycle at the Marché Saint-Quentin in Paris.

French bicycle advertising Dutch bikes.

Bicycle with advertising for "Messer Kratz", as shop selling license free guns, knives and self-defense weapons....

Bikes being used for advertising.

Desperate times: Bike advertising a food and drink deal at nearby pub.

Another vintage bike being used to promote a nearby pub - in this case 'Cambridge's oldest alehouse'.

Bike advertising guided bike tours of Berlin.

Advertising in York

'Chariot-bike' at My Big Fat Greek restaurant, Elephant and Castle.

New location for Outspoken's offices.

A bike used for advertising.

Bike advertising an organic grocery shop, at the start of New Walk, York (often closed by flooding).

Bike advertising Bizarre Bath tours in front of the abbey. [Note: Simon did the tour 26th Sept 2016 - an entertaining 90 minutes of quite titillating humour which the crowd of about 30 lapped up.] http://www.bizarrebath.co.uk/

Bike with integral advertising sign. Never actually ridden and in this photo locked up by someone who can't operate a bike lock correctly.

"Always wear a Helmet" when riding a Corona. Though official advice suggests that alcohol and cycling don't mix... Latin flavour bicycle with advertising.

Delivery bike used as advertising sign. There is some irony that the shop sells mobility scooters when the name Mobility and Lifestyle could so easily be a bike shop.

ShakeAway advertising bike parked on High St.

Bicycle in advertising.

Bicycle in advertising. The sign reads L 100 kg, Ht 120 cm. This bike s called "The Long John". The load capacity is around 140 kg (308.6 lb) including the rider.

A bike in need of repair on some busy cycle parking!

Bike used for advertising at All Saints.

A bike outside its comfort zone - being abused for this rather tacky advertising. The city council has a policy that A-boards have to be licensed - so some advertisers get around it by using bikes like this, but I don't think it does the ... [more]

A local gym are wasting cycle parking spaces by parking advertising cycles.

Rental bike with advertising space: Überholen zwecklos! Hier fährt ein künftiger Champion".

Bicycle parking with advertising space by the Cathedral in Cologne. Two rental bikes parked there (#26341).

Rental bike in Dresden

Even betting shops use bicycles for advertising here in Cambridge...

Burger King using bikes for advertising.

Greenwash Starbucks advertising on cycle parking at Main Street-Science World Skytrain station.

Ride for Joy poster on a participant's bike

Free bicycle scheme in Aarhus (Århus Bycykel; "by" means "city"), Denmark. These cheap and colourful bikes can be used within town with a DKK 20 coin like a shopping trolley. The bikes are meant for short city (by) rides and can be returne ... [more]

A new supermarket store opening in Tiptree is being advertised by bicycle.

Rikshaw with coffee advertising.

Mobile advertising by English Heritage on a bicycle in the car park for Holy Island visitors.

Utilities company seat cover. Tip: Always lock well (but not with a lousy lock like in this picture). Location: , Wechloy (Lower Saxony, Germany)

The go-to advertising strategy for the new Cambridge business; bike seat covers. This time it's for a new restaurant. Autumn leaves optional.

Advertising on bikes.

Someone has been putting advertising saddle covers on bikes parked at Paddington station

Bank advertising on bike seat cover.

Newspaper advertising on bike seat cover.

Shopping Centre advertising on bike seat cover.

Classic delivery bike advertising a pharmacy.

Advertising on bikes in Cambridge.

Advertising on bikes.

Pink and green saddle covers to promote a local restaurant. http://www.bills-website.co.uk/

Pink and green saddle covers to promote a local restaurant. See #34887.

Advertising in the form of saddle rain covers saddle pulled over parked bikes at Groningen Railway Station.

The excellent multi-storey bicycle park at Groningen Railway Station. Many bicycle saddles have received a rain cover with advertising.

Not the best advert? - cruiser-style bike without a saddle and not locked to anything.

Electric bikes for how much? a slightly odd way to advertise a shop on the other side of town.

Cycle-powered advertising in Canelones, Uruguay - usually these things are on a car or scooter and far too noisy!

Dolores, Uruguay - cycle-powered advertising vehicle. Usually these things are on scooters or cars and are far too noisy!

Example of low budget billboard on a parked bicycle. This cheeky outdoor display from a major store chain probably twists a rule or two on outdoor display advertising.

Example of low budget advertising using a bicycle. This outdoor display by a major store chain probably twists a rule or two on outdoor billboards.

Advertising on bicycles. These leaflets advertise an upcoming event and had been placed on most bikes in Assen today.

Believe it or not those groups of three vertical poles in the base of this advertising hoarding are intended as cycle parking. Taken in Cromwell Road outside the newsagents.

Advertising bike spotted in the Market Square - carrying posters for "Hound of the Baskervilles".

Bamboo-clad bike advertising a Cambridge nightclub.

Advertising Cambridge toy shop http://www.cambridgetoyshop.co.uk/

Rather smart advertising for the Cambridge News at the Grand Arcade Cycle Park. But note the new sign on the right which is a plea to dismount.

Pictures of a cycle helmet and head injuries. Advertising on the windows of a London law firm.

Boots: "Losing the weight has been the best thing I've ever done"/ Police Warning: "Lock it or lose it!.

Why does cycling have to be 'something different'? And why the need for helmets in a 'safe' environment?

TfL promotional poster

French grocer's advertising for online shopping. Does this suggest cyclists can't carry their weekly shopping or is it saying that if you shop online you can cycle...?

Bike used in advertising on the side of a bus. See #45831.

A bus in Emmanuel Street with a bike used for advertising, close up see #45832.

Brilliantly stylish advert in a German shop-window using a bike at its core

Fashion and a bike in a cloths store in Karlsruhe (location not exact).

Fancy Hield bike in the window of a fancy shop in Belgravia.

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