Future alert! If the folks at Bike Fixtation of Minneapolis are seeing the future correctly, soon there will be mini, do-it-yourself bike shops (“fix-stations”) all over the place. Each shop, which you might find near a gas station or a parking structure, will contain a bike stand to mount your bike for repairs and a vending machine with all sorts of items you can buy to fix things up. For instance, the vending machine might include inner tubes, patch kits, U locks, tire boots, hand warmers and other tools. In fact, you can buy the equipment from Bike Fixtation and set-up your own network. Take that Exxon.