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Bike pump Vancouver cost about $3000 each

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DH Vancouver Staff Mar 18, 2013 7:07 am

The other day I was cycling in Strathcona when I stumbled across a bike pump. After doing a little investigation I found out that the City of Vancouver spent $6,000 on two European bicycle pumps. 

Two air pumps were recently installed. One in front of a busy bicycling route near Science World and  another along a bike route in Strathcona.

Bike pump Vancouver

Bike Pump Vancouver (image is author’s own)

$6,000 in the grand scheme of things is not a lot of money, especially when you consider the millions spent annually on roads. However, are these pumps necessary? If you’re a serious cyclist you’ll most likely have your own pump.

Like it or not, as long as Vision Vancouver is in power, cycling will be a priority and it should be. It’s a mode of transportation that is becoming more popular as gas prices and transit fares continue to rise.

 



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DH Vancouver Staff
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