[Talk-GB] UK Bike Shop dataset obtained: please merge in locations in your area

Ed Loach ed at loach.me.uk
Wed Sep 15 14:50:53 BST 2010

> At least one of the ones round here is the home/workshop of a
> roving
> bike mechanic, so treat the data with care!

The one near here that I think is similar advertises their address
on their website, but it looks like a house. When I went to double
check it at lunchtime, I was fortunate enough to spot a transit
labelled with the company name on the back, so followed it. It looks
from photos on their website that the business may be based in their
garage, and the van I was following pulled up in front of one (I
couldn't stop as I would have been late collecting my son from

For now, I've tagged the house address as
Bicycles (though if I were tagging for Mapnik rendered layer I'd be
very tempted to tag office:name to make the name less obvious than
the housenumber). Oh, and I added a url tag to the page on their
website containing the address.


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