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Old 07-02-12, 07:47 PM   #1
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Cool bike rack/facilities

I recently moved to the Seattle area, and today was my first opportunity to bike to work. For now, I'm using my road bike...feels a little weird to ride a Trek Madone with flat pedals (or to think that there's a power meter but no Garmin). Anyhow, most of the buildings at the campus where I work have underground parking with bike racks. The building next to mine has locker rooms w/ showers, and just last week opened up a new bike rack facility: pegs to hang bikes vertically, on frames that work well to lock the bikes. There's a simplistic bike repair stand with tools cabled to it and a pump, but coolest of all is that it takes a badge to gain access to it (all of the other racks are directly accessible from the outside, although there are surveillance cameras).
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Old 07-02-12, 08:33 PM   #2
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Sounds great - I'd love to have a shower where I work. I have to make do with pre-moistened wipes, a towel, and a fresh application of deoderant.
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Old 07-03-12, 02:52 AM   #3
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Can you post a pic? Sounds like a really nice place.

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