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Photo of orange DKNY bike in Williamsburg via TrespassersWill
Though many of the neon-orange bikes placed around town by fashion brand DKNY as part of some hair-brained marketing scheme have been carted off by police or removed by angry New Yorkers, a few remain. Roving Racked photog Will Femia spotted one just two days ago locked down outside the Bedford Avenue train station at North 7th Street where, he writes, "You may recall they recently widened the sidewalk to put in more bike parking." As is visible in the photo, many Brooklynites take advantage of the parking area—we're sure that DKNY's placement of a piece of advertising in one of those fought-over spaces didn't endear them any further to the already-offended biking population.
· Seemingly Innocuous DKNY Marketing Effort Manages to Offend Many [Racked]