SF Bicycle Coalition Service Station: Chain Lube

From SFBC:

Stop by the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s Service Station when a team of volunteers will provide FREE chain lubing in the name of New Year’s resolutions for better bike TLC. Are you a trained Bicycle Ambassador and want to get your hands dirty? EmailTessa@sfbike.org to help!

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