Bicycle Bookends

Celebrate the journey a few pages—or pedals-can inspire with this charming set of steel bookends.
created by

Eric Gross

$65.00

Eric Gross created by

Eric Gross

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From the misty shores of Maine to the park down the road, you never know where a good book--or bike ride, for that matter--can take you. Celebrate the journey a few pages or pedals can inspire with this charming set of bookends, handmade by Eric Gross from carbon steel and then painted to resemble a cycling silhouette. Handmade in Brooks, Kentucky.

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Made in Kentucky

Eric Gross

created by

Eric Gross

location

Kentucky

“I try to design items that I would want in my own home or office. I think about things I'd love to have that don't exist and try to breathe life into those concepts.”

Eric Gross grew up on a small family farm, where there always seemed to be some piece of equipment in need of maintenance or repair. He developed the basic skills of metal working from his father and grandfather, spending countless hours in their old white barn, watching them work.

Eric chose to study mechanical engineering in college, hoping to put his knowledge of materials and machinery to good use. He eventually grew bored of designing widgets and decided to use his metalworking skills and equipment to create original, whimsical, and functional items for the home.

Read the Q&A with Eric on our blog.

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
carbon steel, automotive paint
Measurements
6.5" L x 4" W x 6.5" H
Care
Wipe clean with a damp cloth.
Item ID
25785

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.


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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsBicycle Bookends
 
4.9

(based on 54 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (48)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (47)
  • Well built / quality (39)
  • Easy to install (6)
  • Good capacity (5)
  • Improves functionality (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Decoration (23)
  • Small rooms (8)
  • Organizing goods (7)
  • Large rooms (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (25), Homeowner (11), High-end shopper (4), Professional (4), Budget shopper (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (43), No (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Love Love Love

I saw this product and just had to order it. This is a functional piece that is so unique in design, I get tons of compliments on it. We use it as a...Read complete review

I saw this product and just had to order it. This is a functional piece that is so unique in design, I get tons of compliments on it. We use it as a decoration on top of our fireplace mantle, and I can't tell you how often I tell my fiancé "I just love that bike. I am so glad I ordered that!" I am normally a budget shopper, but the price is worth it!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Cute but overpriced

I purchased the bicycle bookends as a birthday gift for our son-in-law. I'm sure he'll appreciate them; however, I was disappointed especially since I took the reviews into account when deciding to purchase. ...Read complete review

I purchased the bicycle bookends as a birthday gift for our son-in-law. I'm sure he'll appreciate them; however, I was disappointed especially since I took the reviews into account when deciding to purchase. I was expecting something much heavier and more substantial for the price. I would return them, but there's no time now.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Very satisfied! Sturdy and well made

By 

from Denver, CO

About Me Homeowner, Professional

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Rooms
    • Organizing Goods

    Comments about UncommonGoods Bicycle Bookends:

    Bought this as an anniversary present for my avid cyclist hubby. He liked it and I LOVE it in the library. It is substantial - not a small accent. The combination of fashion and function is a hit in our home!

     
    5.0

    Successful Christmas Gift

    By 

    from Eastern North Carolina

    About Me Professional, Renter

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Organizing Goods

      Comments about UncommonGoods Bicycle Bookends:

      Book ends are perfect for displaying vacation guidebooks.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      great christmas gift

      By 

      from lawrence, ks

      About Me Homeowner, Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Rooms

        Comments about UncommonGoods Bicycle Bookends:

        great design for a bicycle fanatic

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Love this!

        By 

        from Salt Lake City

        About Me Homeowner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Good Capacity
        • Quality Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Organizing Goods
          • Small Rooms

          Comments about UncommonGoods Bicycle Bookends:

          This is beautiful!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          A hit with my cycling bro!

          By 

          from West Virginia

          About Me Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about UncommonGoods Bicycle Bookends:

              my brother is an avid bicyclist and reader. This gift was the perfect combination.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              They were perfect!!

              By 

              from Tempe, AZ

              About Me Homeowner

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Quality Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Organizing Goods

                Comments about UncommonGoods Bicycle Bookends:

                He loved them! He is a college student really into road biking. He noticed right away the handlebars were positioned exactly like his. They are something he can keep and use forever. Also that when they were put together they matched perfectly. He kept the bio on the artist.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                4.0

                Fun gift for cyclists

                By 

                from Friendswood, TX

                About Me Homeowner

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Quality Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Large Rooms
                  • Organizing Goods
                  • Small Rooms
                  • Storing Goods

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Bicycle Bookends:

                  I may be returning this gift only because the recipient doesn't want it.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                   
                  5.0

                  Great gift for a cyclist and teacher with many books!

                  By 

                  from Scotts Valley

                  About Me Wife

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Organizing books

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Bicycle Bookends:

                      Built well for the job of holding books.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes
                       
                      5.0

                      A very nice product

                      By 

                      from Mason, OH

                      About Me Homeowner

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Quality Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Organizing Goods

                        Comments about UncommonGoods Bicycle Bookends:

                        Our son is a biker so we bought him the bike book ends. He really liked them. Since he has lots of books, this was a useful and artistic gift.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes
                         
                        5.0

                        Handsome bookends !

                        By 

                        from Seal Beach, CA

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about UncommonGoods Bicycle Bookends:

                            I have not heard from the recipients, although I know the package was delivered.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • Yes

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