Cookeville, Tennessee: Bicycle Arch

The Spokes Sculpture is a large steel arch decorated with welded-on bicycles, including a high-wheeled penny farthing and a five-seater.
Address:
W. Broad St., Cookeville, TN
Directions:
On the west side of town, at the corner of W. Broad and N. Oak Sts, next to the Depot Museum.
Hours:
Lit with color-shifting LEDs at night.
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The Spokes Sculpture.

Bicycle Arch

The Spokes Sculpture is a large steel arch with welded funky bicycles (including a high-wheeled penny farthing and a five-seater) and small bike-part sculptures (Check out the pair of sneakers and the weather vane). Spokes is the first public art in Cookeville made by local artists, using recycled bicycles and bike parts from members of the local community. It marks the entrance to the bike path between Cookeville and neighboring Algood.

[Emma Levitz, 09/08/2018]

We'd like to have met the eccentric 19th century citizen who rode around Cookeville, Tennessee, on a penny farthing.

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