bike repair stations

SEVEN bike repair stations have popped up around Vincent so riders can do a little tune up on the fly. They’re fitted with screwdrivers, wrenches, allen keys, tyre levers and a pump and cost Vincent council $5500 and the WA transport department $3500. They’re operating now at Woodville Reserve, Oxford Street, Beatty Park, Forrest Park, the Bourke Street shared path and Banks Reserve. Cyclists asked for the stations during bike network planning in 2013.

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• Vincent council Travelsmart guru Francois Sauzier tinkers with his bike. Photo by Matthew Dwyer

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• Locals have repurposed the new stations already: Shanz pumps up Lesley’s wheelchair tyres. Photo supplied | Shenade Unicomb

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