There is a yellow vending machine around the corner.
But instead of chips or Coke, people line up to buy chains and silver bells.
This yellow box is well known in the bike community and was created by someone who rides a bike with a friend at night and he has an apartment that needs parts.
Francis always wanted a vending machine and he had the idea of creating a vending machine for bicycle parts.
\"When the store is closed, people ride most of the time at night,\" Costello said . \".
\"With the yellow box, you can run over and buy a chain or any part you need.
As of last month, Francis\'s friends and longtime cyclists took over the yellow box.
He manages the company\'s Facebook page and restock the missing parts on Monday.
The proceeds from the yellow box pay taxes and more, with the extra money coming from Martinez\'s own pocket.
There are many bicycle accessories in the yellow box, including pipes, tires, bells, lights and handles.
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Martinez also hopes it will help people.
\"It has saved some people.
\"If you don\'t have a tube on your body, it\'s not a good thing to be flat at night by bike,\" Martinez said . \".
\"The friendly place is open until midnight, which is a great help for us, especially for those who ride at night.
\"The friendly place is a perfect location,\" Martinez said . \".
\"Many cyclists like to stop for a cold drink or a snack after a long ride.
The local cyclist said he had used the yellow box several times.
\"I like to ride back and forth on the way under St.
Shaw said: \"Mary Street goes to a friendly place by bike for a few beers.
Compared to the rest of the city, cyclists are very friendly in the city center.
Friends of Francis and Martinez say the bike culture in San Antonio is growing, especially in southstown.
\"The friendly place is a good place for the yellow box,\" Cantu said . \".
\"It\'s so convenient.
With the development of bicycles throughout the city, it would be great if we could have more yellow boxes.
They are great for us because we don\'t need stores.
I bought a bell and my cousin bought a tire.
Everyone likes it very much.
\"Martinez hopes to expand and provide more yellow box locations in the future.
But now, the yellow box will stay in a friendly place.
\"It would be great if it could take off like this,\" Martinez said . \".
\"But now, I just have a good time.
For more information about the yellow box, visit its FaceBook page.