In London, two bicycle parking lots are now equipped with beautiful, shining new public bike pumps. They work just like the hand pump generally native to the dusty garage, except they’re bolted to the ground. The pumps’ gauges also can deal with any tire they might be asked to handle.
Pumps are a sadly neglected part of bicycle infrastructure. Biking with saggy tires is depressing; biking with newly pumped tires is delicious. More like this, please!
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