This morning, Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell opened a new public bike repair stand. The repair stand is located at the Sunset Triangle Park Plaza.
The Department of Transportation (LADOT) crews put the finishing touches on the installation while O’Farrell stood with LADOT and local business owners.
An audience of a couple dozen supporters cheered as O’Farrell hammered in the final pin.
The bike repair stand is a new feature of the LADOT’s recently announced Bicycle Friendly Business Districts program. The stand is sturdy, vandalism-resistant product called Fixit, made by a company called Dero.
From behind, the repair stand looks like a roughly 4-foot-tall vertical black cylinder. At the top of the cylinder are two horizontal metal poles. To put the bike on the stand, the seat-stem goes in between the two poles. Read more…