We're suspicious of self-consciously clever shapes for cycle parking racks. This one in Biggleswade (right) must have looked great on paper. But we don't park bikes on paper. In practice it's cumbersome and awkward.
However, we approve of these recently installed racks (right) at Westferry DLR station (site of the very first blue strips of London's Superficial Cycleway). The logo just happens to work very nicely as a stable shape to lock up to.
Will the bike parking for the Olympics developments follow suit, and base the shape of its bike racks round the exciting and edgy 2012 logo? That's what you and I call sarcasm; it's what marketeers call blue-sky thinking.