I love do-it-yourself repair stands but being about 2 miles from Dero world headquarters, two years ago they donated a complete repair stand (version 1.0--no longer available) to us. It's been great. In over two years-- in an area where you'd expect vandalism--the pump (version1.0--also no longer available--kit 2 and kit 3 much better) still works and we've only lost two of the tools. 


Sheldon Mains
SPOKES Bike Walk Connect
Minneapolis, MN 612/618-7149
Three ways to donate to SPOKES:
1. Volunteer.  2. Donate repairable used bikes. 3. Financial donations always welcome. Check www.SpokesConnect.org for details.

On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 5:21 PM, Bob Giordano <mist@strans.org> wrote:
Several exist here in Missoula, Montana, and work well.  We've been an
advocate for manual pumps instead of the ones run by an air compressor
(noise, fuel, space, etc).

But- many of the initial manual (floor) pumps broke.

Now, they are made much stronger and worth the investment I think.  Like
this one:


A challenge but doable to make your own.

Bob Giordano, Director
Free Cycles Missoula
Missoula Institute for Sustainable Transportation

Natasha B wrote:
> Wondering if anyone one has experience building a simple bike repair
> station. Looking at setting something up (not near our bike space). Things
> that have worked, things that didn't work so well? Approximate cost of
> materials? What's a realistic life span?
> Thanks for your feedback!
> -Natasha
> 56a Bikeroom
> London


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