Bike Centers: A Case Study

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Bike centers are a relatively new model for community bicycle groups in the United States. They offer any number of amenities and services, including bicycle storage, lockers, showers, restrooms, and self-service and professional bike repair. These make bicycling more attractive in the center's vicinity.

In 2017, Madison Freewheel Bicycle Co secured a contract from the city to run the new Madison Bicycle Center, which will open later this year. Learn more about Freewheel's goals for the project, the challenges it's faced, and the advice it has for bicycle organizations who want to run their own bike centers.

Centros de Bici: Un Caso de Estudio

Centros de bicicleta son un modelo relativamente nuevo para grupos comunitarios de bicicleta en los EE. UU. Ofrecen varios comodidades y servicios, como almacenamiento de bicis, taquillas, duchas, baños y reparación autoservicio y profesional de bicis. Hacen que andar en bici sea más atractivo cerca del centro.

En 2017, Madison Freewheel Bicycle Co consiguió un contrato desde la ciudad para administrar el nuevo Centro de Bicicleta de Madison, que se abrirá mas adelante este año. Aprenda más sobre las metas para el proyecto, los desafíos que Freewheel enfrentaba, y consejos para organizaciones de bici que quieren administrar sus propios centros.

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