Cycle Centre, at Muenster Station

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View from Clare's hotel room, down to the main Muenster Train Station. The triangular glass building is the entrance to a huge underground staffed cycle centre.
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Closer view of the Cycle Centre, and much street-level cycle parking. You can just make out a (real) piano, with (real live) pianist, suspended in the glass building.
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Another entrance to the underground cycle park
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The view down into the cycle park at the entrance shown in the previous picture. (You need some kind of swipe card to open this door, for security)
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Prices for the Cycle Park
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View from the bottom of the main entrance
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Two-thirds of one row - and there were about 8 rows. Bikes on the upper story do not need to be lifted manually - there were two kinds of contraption to lift the bikes.
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Upper-story bikes - suspended by two hooks, around handle bars and seat post.
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Close-up of suspended bikes, showing the rail which slides bikes forwards.
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The other kind of mechanism for raising bikes, which are on a solid runner that slides forward.
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A clamp locks the wheel into place, to stop the bike rolling out
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The clamp close-up
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There was a cycle repair service.
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Lockers
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The view down the main ramp, from the main entrance.


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