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Two Bike Repair Stations Now Available In Transylvania Co.


December 25, 2017

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Staff from the Transylvania County Library, Transylvania Public Health and MountainWise pose with the bike repair station at the Transylvania County Library. Pictured from left are: Derek Nelson, circulation supervisor at Transylvania County Library; Tara Rybka, health educator at Transylvania Public Health; Erika Brock, youth services librarian at Transylvania County Library; Beth Hyatt, healthy communities coordinator at Transylvania Public Health; Nan Kramer, regional community health coordinator at MountainWise; Lisa Sheffield, adult services librarian at Transylvania County Library; and Janet Merrell, library associate at Transylvania County Library.

Thanks to great local collaboration, Transylvania County is now home to two bike repair stations. The stations are intended for on-the-go bike maintenance, such as adjusting brakes or derailleurs, fixing a flat tire or making other adjustments.

Each station is equipped with a variety of wrenches, screwdrivers and bike levers attached with stainless steel cables, as well as an air pump and a work stand that holds the bike at an easy-to-use height and allows the tires to spin freely. They are available 24 hours a day and free for anyone to use.

The bike repair stations are located at the T...

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