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The In Box / By Susan Martin

There’s nothing like strapping on a helmet, hopping on a bicycle and taking off for a glorious ride along your favorite path. In-between outings, why not enjoy a few bike motifs? We’ve spotted two-wheeler designs on pillows, T-shirts and bedding as well as bike-shaped planters and wall art.

Let’s not forget that Bikes in Bloom will kick off next weekend in Clarence Center. This fifth annual event features bikes decorated with flowers, plants and other materials by local residents and businesses. They’re on display all summer long throughout the Clarence Center community.

Puff pieces: Ethan Allen offers two bicycle-themed pillows: the 18-inch-square Block Printed Antique Bicycle Pillow, originally priced at $119, and the 13-by-22-inch Bicycle with Flower Basket Handpainted Pillow, originally priced $169. Learn more at Or visit the store where the square one is in stock, 3875 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.

Flower delivery: This cute graphic T-shirt in a cotton blend caught our attention earlier this spring. It’s one of Old Navy’s Paris-themed tees. Originally priced $14.94 at, where you can check local store availability.

Cycling dreams: Spring Ride cotton

percale bedding from the Company Store is decorated with bicycles, baskets of flowers and birds. The collection includes sheets, pillowcases, duvet covers and shams sold separately and is originally priced $24 to $129. For more information, visit

Hang it: High Wheel Bicycle decorative wall art is crafted in wrought iron and mango wood and inspired by the 1884 Kangaroo Safety Bicycle. It measures 57 inches wide and 43½ inches high and is priced $399 plus delivery at (online only).

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