People's Bike Library of Portland, also known as Zoobomb Pyle or simply "the pile", is a 2009 steel and gold leaf sculpture by local artists Brian Borrello and Vanessa Renwick, located in Portland, Oregon, in the United States. It was erected in collaboration with Zoobomb and serves as a bicycle parking rack, a "lending library" for weekly bike riders, and a monument to the city's bike culture. The sculpture features a two-story spiral pillar with a bicycle on top; bicycles intended for Zoobomb riders are locked to the pillar and base, which has metal loops which act as hooks.

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  • People's Bike Library of Portland, also known as Zoobomb Pyle or simply "the pile", is a 2009 steel and gold leaf sculpture by local artists Brian Borrello and Vanessa Renwick, located in Portland, Oregon, in the United States. It was erected in collaboration with Zoobomb and serves as a bicycle parking rack, a "lending library" for weekly bike riders, and a monument to the city's bike culture. The sculpture features a two-story spiral pillar with a bicycle on top; bicycles intended for Zoobomb riders are locked to the pillar and base, which has metal loops which act as hooks. The sculpture is part of the City of Portland and Multnomah County Public Art Collection courtesy of the Regional Arts & Culture Council, which commissioned the work with funds from the Portland Department of Transportation. According to BikePortland.org, Mayor Sam Adams helped make the sculpture possible though his "Art on the Streets" program, a collaboration between the Bureau of Transportation and the Regional Arts & Culture Council. (en)
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  • The sculpture in 2015
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  • Portland, Oregon, United States
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  • City of Portland and Multnomah County Public Art Collection courtesy of the Regional Arts & Culture Council
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  • Portland downtown
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  • Location in Portland, Oregon
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  • People's Bike Library of Portland, also known as Zoobomb Pyle or simply "the pile", is a 2009 steel and gold leaf sculpture by local artists Brian Borrello and Vanessa Renwick, located in Portland, Oregon, in the United States. It was erected in collaboration with Zoobomb and serves as a bicycle parking rack, a "lending library" for weekly bike riders, and a monument to the city's bike culture. The sculpture features a two-story spiral pillar with a bicycle on top; bicycles intended for Zoobomb riders are locked to the pillar and base, which has metal loops which act as hooks. (en)
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