Roanoke, Virginia: Big Comb (Gone)

"In A Tangle" - Los Angeles sculptors Joshua Howell and Kagan Taylor/Popup Design's whimsical bike rack. Constructed of dense tropical wood, a black metal tube weaves between the teeth to resemble a giant hair. Part of a series of humorous public art bike racks in Roanoke.
Directions:
Stands outside Valley Bank on Grandin Road. Near the corner of Grandin Road SW and Memorial Ave. SW.
Hours:
August 2017: Reported gone.
Status:
Gone

Visitor Tips and News About Big Comb

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Big Comb

The road around the former bank is all ripped up and under construction. Local guy told us the big comb art piece was replaced with a rent-a-bike stand.

[Edna K Podell, 08/18/2017]

Big comb.

Big Comb

Pretty cool comb. Needs a little TLC. What's strange is that there are no other art pieces around....

[Chris, 11/12/2014]

Giant comb.

Big Comb

The bank is closed, but the big comb is right in front of it. Almost missed it.

[Ramsey Yount, 03/12/2012]

"In A Tangle" is a public art piece that also functions as a bicycle rack. It was created by Los Angeles sculptors Joshua Howell and Kagan Taylor of Popup Design.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

November 24, 2017

My Sights

My Sights

Map and Plan Your Own Roadside Adventure

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Virginia Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Ruby City Museum, Franklin, North Carolina (Nov 20-26, 2017)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Book Online Now