11 Wild Ways to Upcycle an Old Bike

Don’t throw away your old bike, use the scraps to make a clock, a table or better yet… a toilet paper holder! Here are 11 creative ways you can use a bicycle other than riding it or sending it to the junkyard.

1. Turn the chain into a toilet paper holder

(Source: Pinterest/ marie marie)
(Source: Pinterest/ marie marie)

(Source: Pinterest/ marie marie)

2. Use the bicycle frame for an eco-chair

(Source: greendiary.com)
(Source: greendiary.com)

(Source: greendiary.com)

3. Burglar bars, or art made from bicycle parts?

(Source: Pinterest/ Daleen ter Wolbeek)
(Source: Pinterest/ Daleen ter Wolbeek)

(Source: Pinterest/ Daleen ter Wolbeek)

4. Pedal those jello shots away with this bicycle bar stool

(Source: Etsy/ TheKickStand)
(Source: Etsy/ TheKickStand)

(Source: Etsy/ TheKickStand)

5. Care to take a seat on this bench made with bicycle tires?

(Source: Pinterest/ Zografia Avgerou)
(Source: Pinterest/ Zografia Avgerou)

(Source: Pinterest/ Zografia Avgerou)

6. If you listen closely… you can hear a hipster drooling

(Source: Pinterest/ Hilde  Vanneste)
(Source: Pinterest/ Hilde Vanneste)

(Source: Pinterest/ Hilde Vanneste)

7. Best way to recycle an old bike? Grill stand!

(Source: bikeforums.net)
(Source: bikeforums.net)

(Source: bikeforums.net)

8. This table is ride or die

(Source: Etsy/ SpokenStitch)
(Source: Etsy/ SpokenStitch)

(Source: Etsy/ SpokenStitch)

9. Don’t let time grind your gears

(Source: Etsy/ pixelthis)
(Source: Etsy/ pixelthis)

(Source: Etsy/ pixelthis)

10. Take a brake, and hang your coat on this nifty rack

(Source: thehippiespot.com)
(Source: thehippiespot.com)

(Source: thehippiespot.com)

11. Make a chandelier. It’s a bright idea

(Source: bmxmuseum.com)
(Source: bmxmuseum.com)

(Source: bmxmuseum.com)

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