Metrofiets does it again with ‘Mobile Bike Service Station’

Posted by on October 22nd, 2010 at 12:28 pm

The Mobile Bike Service Station built by Portland-based Metrofiets.
(Photo courtesy of North Natomas TMA)

The guys at Metrofiets continue to astound and amaze with their two-wheeled creations. (I might start referring to them as the Willy Wonkas of custom cargo bikes).

At work.

They’ve just rolled out a “Mobile Bike Service Station” for a team of bike mechanics in Sacramento. Highlights of this bike include many of the tools you’d find at your local bike shop including,

  • a fully operable and integrated truing stand,
  • a vise,
  • a large utility box over the rear rack,
  • a removable sandwich board sign,
  • and telescoping, adjustable “legs” that can be deployed for “added workbench stability.”

The main cargo bin is large enough to hold three Park tool kits, three repair stands and lots of small repair items and accessories (like bells, inner tubes, lights, etc…). And yes, it not only hauls, it hauls

From their Beer Bike that shocked the world to a two-wheeled coffee-cart that was ridden the entire length of Cycle Oregon, Metrofiets is re-defining what a bicycle is capable of.

See more photos (and a few videos) of the Mobile Bike Service Station on Flickr.

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matt picio
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Someone’s been reading Yehuda Moon…

Dave
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Yeah Yehuda was the first thing I thought of when I saw the headline.

Adams Carroll (News Intern)
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can someone fill me in about the yehuda moon thing? I know about the comic, but have no idea how this headline is related…thanks.

Psyfalcon
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cold worker
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cold worker

is yehuda moon supposed to be a funny comic?

matt picio
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Also this one:
http://www.yehudamoon.com/index.php?date=2010-10-21

cold worker (#5) – it’s intended to be humorous, yes, but it tackles some serious subjects.

cold worker
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cold worker

oh, so like family circus.

CaptainKarma
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The bike needs an umbrella or shade or something. Sure’n b’gosh it doesn’t rain in Sacramento, but once I left a wrench out in the sun for a few minutes down there, and burned my hand when I picked it up. Easy addition, awesome bike.

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maybe metrofiets can get a show on the learning chanel like American chopper