Bicyclette Enselvie (Buried Bicycle) Bicyclette Ensevelie (Buried Bicycle)

Parc de la Villette, Paris

Steel, aluminum, fiber-reinforced plastic; painted with polyurethane enamel

Four elements, in an area approximately 150 ft. 11 in. x 71 ft. 2 in. (46 x 21.7 m)
wheel: 9 ft. 2 in. x 53 ft. 4 in. x 10 ft. 4 in. (2.8 x 16.3 x 3.2 m)
handlebar and bell: 23 ft. 8 in. x 20 ft. 5 in. x 15 ft. 7 in. (7.2 x 6.2 x 4.7 m)
seat: 11 ft. 4 in. x 23 ft. 9 in. x 13 ft. 7 in. (3.5 x 7.2 x 4.1 m)
pedal: 16 ft. 4 in. x 20 ft. 1 in. x 6 ft. 11 in. (5.0 x 6.1 x 2.1 m)

Commissioned November 1985 by Etablissement Public du Parc de la Villette
Installed November 1990

Photo: Attilio Maranzano





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