Yellowfin Ocean Sports announces the opening of its network of three Free Air Stations for public bicycle tire inflation. For the first time on 30A, bicycle tire inflation has made a giant leap from a cumbersome, trial and error, high-pressure air hose to a foolproof “dial-your-pressure and inflate” process that leaves users smiling.
The large, colorful interface, with easy to follow inflation instructions, makes the tire inflation experience fun, easy and safe. The result is an unheard of perfectly inflated tire in about five seconds. Cyclists of any age and experience level will appreciate knowing they have the right air pressure in their tires. After all, proper tire inflation easily adds the greatest improvement in cycling performance. Now it’s convenient and free.
“We hope to generate goodwill while offering a valuable and needed amenity in our community,” says John Farmer, owner of Yellowfin Ocean Sports. “Keeping the right amount of air in your tires is one of the most important, and most frequently overlooked aspects of basic bicycle maintenance.”
All bike tires gradually lose air pressure; under-inflated tires make the cyclist work harder, wear tires out faster, and are one of the main causes of the dreaded flat tire.
Yellowfin’s Free Air Stations are located outside of each of their three locations — WaterColor Crossings (Publix) shopping center, Grayton General Store (corner of 30A and Defuniak Street), and Yellowfin’s main store in Seagrove Beach, 30 Heron’s Watch Way, next to Eastern Lake.
Yellowfin Ocean Sports is currently in its 15th year of business in South Walton county. Founded in 1999, Yellowfin started in a small kiosk in Seaside’s Central Square. Yellowfin now has three locations along Scenic 30A offering bike rentals, kayak and paddleboard rentals and sales, fishing bait and tackle, as well as outdoor gear, eyewear and clothing.