City dedicates new bike repair station at BMX park

Staff photo by Clay Schuldt Jim Klein puts the bicycle repair station to use while George Glotzbach and Les Schultz observe the repair process.
Staff photo by Clay Schuldt Les Schultz, Ron Schoo, Mayor Robert Beussman and George Glotzbach cut the ribbon in front of the new bicycle repair station.

NEW ULM — A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the New Ulm BMX Park for the new Bicycle Repair Station.

The station was installed three weeks ago and contains tools for nearly every bicycle repair need; including a tire pump, multi-tool, wrenches, and screwdrivers.

The station donated by George Glotzbach who was an avid bike rider for 40 years. He said he received a bicycle for his birthday in 1975 and it was the best gift he ever received. Glotzbach estimates he has bicycled 88,000 miles.

Glotzbach said his cash donation for the bike repair station was his way of doing something for the bicyclists of next year.

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