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Old Apr 28, 2013, 6:04 PM   #1
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Old Apr 29, 2013, 9:25 AM   #2
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It certainly depicts sadness.
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Tells a story doesn't it.
Nice thought, nice shot.
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Good picture, it shows sadness on beautiful spot.
I just hope everyone can be spared from this.
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Thanks guys.

I don't know the specific story here, but the road is a winding country road with a lot of hills and blind curves. It's popular with both sports car drivers and bicyclists. In those meetings, bicyclists tend to lose - there are a number of white crosses and flowers along the road. I'm pretty sure the white bicycle memorial is meant to get automobile drivers to slow down.

Edit: The first time you see it, coming around a tight curve, the image hits you hard.

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That is a powerful photo, Ted. It conveys an instant feeling and response from any viewer . Your composition and the crop used suits the situation perfectly.
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That is a powerful photo, Ted. It conveys an instant feeling and response from any viewer . Your composition and the crop used suits the situation perfectly.
Dittos! Sad, but, it speaks volumes, Ted.
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Old Apr 29, 2013, 3:34 PM   #8
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Thanks, guys.

It's such a simple thing, a white bicycle, but the first time you see it it hits you like a gut punch. There's no doubt what the meaning is. I'm happy I could convey that.
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Hi Ted

A cracking find..and the white bike with the flowers around the sign says it all.

Now if that was here, the bike would have been "borrowed" within pretty quick time.

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A cracking find..and the white bike with the flowers around the sign says it all.

Now if that was here, the bike would have been "borrowed" within pretty quick time.

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It may not last long here either, but the area itself is fairly affluent - this is horse country and the polo fields for the DC area are nearby. Also, the county doesn't like anything (like yard sale announcements) attached to official road signs such as that stop sign. But I think they feel that in this case the message is important and serves the "public good".
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