This is an absolute work of art- and I might add, my favorite kind of art is functional art.
The creator used red and white Oak wood. It was nicely shaped and finished.
It was designed to use latches that were already part of the vehicle.
At first glance one wouldn't even notice the rack was there. I zeroed in on it and flipped! Please wait, I want to get my camera. This is great!
I will get more bike racks here as I find them.
Our next invention or ... not, is one of those. In the bicycle business we see Titans of Industry and people who barely scrape by. One learns not to judge if you take the time to uncover the history of the homeless. There, but for the Grace of God, go I.
Here is the Re-Application of a bike rack. Thinking outside the box. Luke came up with this as a great way to carry a recumbent tri-wheeler without a truck::
Two different views so you'd get the "picture".