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A Whitehorse bicycle mechanic has resurrected a project renting bikes for about a dollar a day for the summer.
Philippe LeBlond started the Purple Bike program about 20 years ago in Yukon.
One recurring issue has been storage.
LeBlond has more than 100 bikes in the fleet and also needs room to park his mobile repair bus.
Now the Yukon Transportation Museum has offered space in its lot near the Whitehorse airport. LeBlond jokes that he's become somewhat of an exhibit, as people ask about his work.
He works out of a modified 1991 Bluebird school bus that he takes to Yukon communities. Since 1994 he has visited Dawson City, Mayo and Watson Lake repairing and selling bikes where there are no bike shops.
The Purple Bikes are available for rent, with a deposit, in Whitehorse. A rental fee of about $75 covers the entire summer.