Instagram is a powerful tool. Not only does it turn anyone with an iPhone into a wannabe Ansel Adams, it also vastly opens the world of photo sharing. Inspired by a photo taken of a B-Cycle station in Madison, Wisconsin, we decided to put together a series of eye-catching #bikeshare shots from around the world.

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A NextBike bike stands alone on a bike path in Turkey. @tayygunn #bikeshare

 

@elvanmcmCaBiWashingtonMall

A fully stocked Capital Bikeshare station near the National Mall in Washington, DC. @elvamcm #bikeshare

A bike in Melbourne, Australia gets a fresh new look. @cmacca82 #bikeshare

A bike in Melbourne, Australia gets a fresh new look. @cmacca82 #bikeshare

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Barclays Cycle Hire bikes sit idly as they get covered in snow in London. @nikon_snapper #bikeshare

@greenhoustontxPhase2rollout

B-Cycle bikes in Houston, TX waiting to be deployed as part of their Phase II launch. @greenhoustontx #bikeshare

@romnic83Velib

Handlebars from a Velib bike overlook train tracks in Paris. @romnic83 #bikeshare

The fate of bike share is often times in the hands of the public--and, unfortunately, sometimes things like this happen. @georgehm #bikeshare

The fate of bike share is at the mercy of the public–and, unfortunately, sometimes things like this happen. A pile of Call-a-Bike bikes in Berlin, Germany. @georgehm #bikeshare

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Bicincittà bikes reflecting the melancholic mood of the skies above in their chrome fenders in Italy. @blistaface #bikeshare

@northmccormickSLCbikesharecoming

A brand new B-Cycle station in Salt Lake City, Utah ready for its launch this spring. @northmccormick #bikeshare

A handful of the much anticipated CitiBike bikes and stations in storage. @davidb10023 #bikeshare

Have you taken a great #bikeshare shot? Link to it in the comments section below–we would love to check it out!