Sunday, March 15, 2009

Explain This!

Bike wheel rim

A metal bike wheel rim round a tree? Had to get my camera out! The tree was very tall; I promise it is no trick on my part, but somebody with a wicked mind must have arranged this, don't you think. I did not inspect the rim in minute detail, but I did have a quick look all around it and could see no break or split anywhere. Ideas?

8 comments:

Protege said...

Wow, that is indeed intriguing! I have to think about this one for a while.;)
The only thing that comes to mind is that it has to be a trick and considering that the wheel rim is somewhat bend and damaged, it has to have been forged together around the tree somehow.;)

swenglishexpat said...

Protege - Maybe I'll go back to this tree tomorrow and have a really good look at it. Possibly take some close-ups as well! But in the meantime, keep thinking!

oreneta said...

Doesn't look old enough to have been there as long as the tree was growing, and assuming you aren't tricking us with something at the back of the tree.....

Neat....

swenglishexpat said...

Oreneta - I bet I was on candid camera or something! Somebody must have set it up somehow. I simply have to go back and check it out. To be cont......

CanadianSwiss said...

Now, that is strange! I can't wait to rad what you've found out about this mystery :)

swenglishexpat said...

CS - Wait for next post!

Diane Mandy said...

May I just say you have excellent taste in music!

swenglishexpat said...

Diane - Thank you!