And then a couple hundred yards further
and then a couple of hundred yards beyond that
Did someone deconstruct their bike on this section of the bike path?
Were they unconnected? Was it some art installation? Guess I'll never know
On the other hand, I solved the mystery of the intermittent high pitched rubbing noise- my kickstand had come loose and was rubbing against the rear tire. Easily fixed with a wrench, and a bit of threadlocker.