Anyone who has tried to ride a bicycle in sunny Tucson will immediately get the gist of this original painting.

Inspired by reporting on bicycle crashes throughout Old Pueblo, this work depicts the many cycle fatalities and injuries that awaits in the desert.

It also serves as a fine reminder to always wear your helmet.

Stretched canvas on wood frame measures 22 wide x 28 high.

Biking in Tucson painting goes for $175, plus $20 shipping and handling in U.S.

If biking in Tucson is not your thing, you can always change the title to your own hometown or call it something like “Biking in Boston” or “Biking in New York City.” E-mail