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Bike accessory vending machine provides parts, sunscreen to city cyclists

November 18,2016

Source: Mariann Martin, Atlanta Loop

"Instead of Coke and chips, Atlanta’s newest vending machine has fuel for your bike.

The city’s first solar-powered bike accessory vending machine has been installed downtown in Woodruff Park, according to an update on the Central Progress Atlanta website."

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Additional Coverage: Vending Market Watch

"Atlanta, GA is now home to a solar-powered bike accessory vending machine, according to the Atlanta Loop. The machine, which resides in Woodruff Park, dispenses items such as bike tubes, lights, bike locks, repair kits, batteries, sunscreen, hand wipes and ponchos. 

The city’s mayor, Kasim Reed, has launched efforts to encourage cycling in various ways, the source reports. There is no report whether or not cyclists can expect more bicycle accessory vending machines around the city."