Love it or hate it, the human race has accomplished a lot during its time on Earth. Fire starting, the wheel, the internet, and cures for a variety of horrible diseases, to name a few. Yes, it has to be said, people are generally quite good at solving problems and coming up with things to make our lives less shit.

Bike racks though. Bike racks are a big fat brick wall that we, as a species, continue to hit our heads against over and over and over again. On paper, a place to lock up your bikes safely and securely should be a piece of piss.

The reality, however, is very different. Below, for your morbid curiosity, is a collection of bike racks so unbelievably bad they'll make you sick up your own lungs through furious rage.

1) Rubbish

Picture - via CommuterPage.

Shit Bike Rack

2) Crap

Picture - via flickriver.

Shit Bike Rack

3) Terrible

Picture - via JustGetOut.net

Shit Bike Rack

4) What the hell is this?

Picture - via Twitter (@michelle_bacon).

shit bike racks

5) Accident waiting to happen, right here

Picture - via JustGetOut.net

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6) No. No. No. No. No

Picture - David Baker Architects.

Shit Bike Rack

7) *gestures at tree helplessly*

Picture - via She Rides A Bike.

Shit Bike Rack

8) So bad

Picture - via occupyourbike.

Shit Bike Rack

9) Just a bit tragic really

Picture - via Bikes Can Work.

Shit Bike Rack

10) Total fucking disaster

Picture - via Cycle Fun Montreal.

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11) What? Why?!

Picture - via Pinterest.

Shit Bike Rack

12) Forces cyclists to do this. Not a good sign

Photo: Steve Vance.

Shit bike rack

13) The Devil's bike rack

Photo - via ladyfleur.bike

Bad Bike Rack

14) Put a camera on this bike rack, and you'll have yourself a viral video of a car driver losing his shit in no time

Picture - via Flickriver (Luton).

Shit Bike Rack

15) Depressing. Sort it out, Red Coat

Picture - via Flickriver (Spelio).

Shit Bike Rack

16) Bleurgh

Picture - via Flickriver (Steven Vance).

Shit Bike Rack

17) Way to piss off the gardener

Picture - via Flickriver (judy2500).

Shit Bike Rack

18) There's sNOw way I'm parking my bike here

Picture - via Flickriver (Luton).

Shit Bike Rack

19) A bike rack that sucks joy and happiness from the world

Picture - via Flickriver (heydanno).

Shit Bike Rack

20) Looks secure

Picture - via Flickriver (Steven Vance).

Shit Bike Rack

21) Jumanji

Picture - via Flickriver (Beeldrijk).

Shit Bike Rack

22) Trollied

Picture - via Flickriver (wittco.gmbh).

Shit Bike Rack

23) Chaos

Picture - via Flickriver (Steven Vance).

Shit Bike Rack

24) Ingenious

Picture - via Flickriver (fishtoes2000).

Shit Bike Rack

25) Great use of public space. Really fucking great

Picture - via Flickriver.

Shit Bike Rack

26) Mind-blowing lack of forethought

Picture - via Flickriver (Luton).

Shit Bike Rack

27) Neat

Picture - via Flickriver (bammermother).

Shit Bike Rack

28) Fail

Picture - via Flickriver (Luton).

Shit Bike Rack

29) Generally irritating

Picture - via Flickriver

Shit Bike Rack

30) ARRRGGGHHHHHHHHHH!

Picture - via Flickriver

Shit Bike Rack

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