Ghost Bike

Austin

“For the past five years, I have been documenting ghost bikes and roadside memorials. As a bicyclist myself, I became drawn to these ghostly shrines on road trips and bike tours nationwide. The bikes mark the locations where a person has been struck or killed by a motor vehicle. Normally painted white, chained to a pole and often decorated by family members, the bikes serve as reminders for drivers to share the road.”

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Sandy Carson is a Scottish photographer, cyclist and musician who emigrated to the United States in 1993. Carson's commercial work is published in The New York Times, Aperture, The Guardian and more. In addition to photography, he rides bikes for Fairdale and makes music for Iglomat in Austin, Texas, where he recently founded Cardinal Press.

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