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Bike Station to the Rescue

Posted by chdot on August 12, 2006


Bike Station’s Steve fixes a new rack. Note the new front forks.

Following the unfortunate incident yesterday with a stolen car (see below) it’s seems the Tall Bike Tour hasn’t ended.

Will and Ed are still in a bit of a state of shock. At first they feared that the bikes must have slipped from their parking place on a lampost and caused the accident that damaged them!

One rear wheel was completely wrecked, this has been rebuilt by Alpine Bikes. The Bike Station supplied a new rack and a nice purple pair of front forks – and the workshop to check the bikes over.

As the brothers said, it’s a pity they had to have the accident, but at least it was only 150 yards away from the Bike Station!

They should be at Fringe Sunday tomorrow about half 12, setting off for Musselburgh and the East Coast sometime after one. They will be happy if people join them for the journey.

One Response to “Bike Station to the Rescue”

  1. […] In Edinburgh BFF Organiser Maggie Wynn says “We were hopeful that the festival would be a success, but the reality was that we were overwhelmed by the positive response the event received. As a result both Cycling Scotland and the City of Edinburgh Council have pledged to increase their support. This year we hope to screen films like the Tall Bike Tour of Britain. Indeed, near calamitous events almost contrived to cut short their Tour in Edinburgh!” […]

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