Check your bike at the door

by Christine Acosta


Pedal to a concert or festival and pass your bike to a valet who will place it in a secured fenced-in area. When you are ready to leave, the bike is retrieved.

"It's like a coat check for bikes," said Christine Acosta, founder of Tampa Bike Valet, the Tampa Bay area's largest such service.

It's grown a bit too fast for Acosta, turning into a venture that needs full time attention. She prefers to focus the bulk of her time on bike safety advocacy.

So, she has chosen to sell the company to Two Wheel Valet, which already operates as a fulltime business out of Washington, D.C., and Atlanta and that she said can best handle the demand plus expand beyond just events, something Acosta believes this city needs.

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