It’s not clear what the origin of ‘Bike Kitchen’ is. But people guess it comes from that in the past riders usually repaired bicycles at kitchens on the winter season in the western world. The concept of ‘Bike Kitchen’ is similar with bicycle cooperative(bike co-op), bicycle collective, or community bike shop. Nowadays, among these names ‘Bike Kitchen’ is being used more popular because this name gives a cool impression.
Bike Kitchen is not the same but it has a common style – share tools and fixes bicycles by own self. Some Bike Kitchens are run by volunteers. Some have got membership service with an annual fee.
The map shows ‘Bike Kitchen’ or ‘Bicycle Kitchen’ which has been opening in some place regularly.
Professional tools and repair stands are provided for you. And free to use lubricant and grease. All of these are included in the standard fee. And even you can share it with your 1 more friend.
Professional tool set consists of dedicated tools and shared tools. The dedicated tools are 24 kinds tools that frequently used tools.
And the shared tools are 10 kinds tools that rarely used. Also, that has short process time usage characteristic.
For the customers those who rent ‘Professional tool set’, any special tools rental fee is 50% off when it used in the same time slots.