They have been left on roundabouts, suspended from trees and even set on fire.
And now, one has been spotted in a hedge.
Sheffield's 1,000 strong fleet of 'scan and go' hireable yellow bikes are certainly getting about a bit.
The Sheffield North East neighbourhood police team posted this picture to their Facebook page earlier this afternoon with the message 'new style flowers coming to a hedge near you'.
South Yorkshire Police announced last month that they would no longer be rescuing vandalised bikes from the city's streets.
The bikes - which are provided by company Ofo - can be hired for 50p for 30 minutes.
When the scheme launched in January the company said some level of misuse was 'inevitable'.
The firm employ a team of marshals to rescue bikes which have been left outside the allotted area.
When one was left in a tree on Hunter's Bar roundabout last month, the company said it was retrieved within half an hour.