Video: the vanishing bike

The folk at Red Peak chained a ‘fully loaded’ bike to a post in New York City on January 1 2011, and set out to take a photo of it every day
until the end of the year
to see what happened.

The end result is, perhaps unsurprisingly, similar to the time-lapse footage you see of decomposing animals on David Attenborough’s nature programmes.

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What is surprising is how long it takes to start decomposing… watch the clip for yourself by clicking ‘play’ below.