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Self-help bicycle workshop keeps Viennese riding

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People repair bikes at the WUK self-help bicycle workshop (Selbsthilfe Fahrradwerkstaette) in Vienna on June 20.

Lisi Niesner / Reuters

Wheels are pictured at the WUK self-help bicycle workshop in Vienna on June 20.

WUK bicycle workshop, founded in Vienna, Austria in 1983, offers a public workshop, tools and instruction for the self-repair of bikes on a daily contribution of three Euros.

Bicycles have increased in popularity in Austria in recent years, with eleven percent of the population using bicycles as their main means of transport, according to the Ministry of Transportation, Innovation and Technology.

Pictures taken on June 20, but made available to msnbc.com today.

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Lisi Niesner / Reuters

A woman repairs a bike at the WUK self-help bicycle workshop in Vienna June 20.

Lisi Niesner / Reuters

Tools are pictured at the WUK self-help bicycle workshop.

Lisi Niesner / Reuters

A woman leaves the WUK self-help bicycle workshop.