A stand, vending machine with some parts, and refreshments. Next up is a robot to lube your chain … like a Roomba, a lube Roomba.
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As an owner of a Roomba and a Scooba…I like your thinking…
More information would be welcome here, as would the source of the photo (blogging is journalism, after all). I would recommend to all who are interested to check out what Johnathan Maus of bikeportland.com quotes as the source of this “story”: http://bicycledesign.blogspot.com/2008/07/trek-stop.html
We get lots of tips at hugga from readers and industry insiders—including this one—not sure what you’re implying, but thanks for noting Bicycle Design and Bike Portland coverage as well.
Also, [Aaron’s Bike Repair](http://www.rideyourbike.com/) in West Seattle has had a vending machine outside his shop for a few years. And, if you paid $20.00 for a tire and it got stuck, like a Snickers bar sometimes does, imagined how pissed you’d be . . .
Thanks for the plug. Actually, it was Gypsie’s idea. She gets all the credit.
We installed it for our customer’s convenience. It has yet to pay for itself. I guessed it will take 5 years. But we knew it would work because people are were always coming by after hours for just a tube.
Bikestation Seattle also has one, but it is only open to members outside their regualar business hours.
No prob. What sells best out of the machine? Tubes, lube, and patches?
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