27 Jun '11, 1pm

Cool! Above Minneapolis' bike highway is a self-service repair kiosk for cyclists

Cool! Above Minneapolis' bike highway is a self-service repair kiosk for cyclists

Photo Courtesy of Bike Fixtation Making cities more cycling-friendly is not just making biking desirable, it's also about making biking safe and feasible. And that means Bike Fixtation , a company offering self-service kiosks that cater to cyclists in need, which just opened its first location, in Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Greenway. Photo: Payton Chung under a Creative Commons license . Last year, Minneapolis was named the most bike-friendly city in the United States, and for good reason. The City has a year-old bike share program and a great network of bike trails, the star of which is the Greenway , a 5.5 mile long former railroad corridor that is now highway for cyclists and pedestrians. And the location of Bike Fixtation # 1 is perfect: in a transit shelter, directly above the uber-green artery. The kiosk includes a vending machine that sells all the basics: inner t...

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