How it works

What Is bike share?

Bike share is a service that makes public bicycles available for shared use to individuals on a short-term basis. The bikes can be unlocked from one station and returned to any station in the system, making bike share ideal for short, one-way trips.

How it works

What Is bike share?

Bike share is a service that makes public bicycles available for shared use to individuals on a short-term basis. The bikes can be unlocked from one station and returned to any station in the system, making bike share ideal for short, one-way trips.

Why bike share?

Use bike share to commute, run errands, visit friends, or casually cruise the city. Bike share is ideal for one-way trips and you’ll never have to worry about bike theft again!

why bike share?

Use bike share to commute, run errands, visit friends, or casually cruise the city. Bike share is ideal for one-way trips and you’ll never have to worry about bike theft again!

How-to guide

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Register

Find and reserve a bike using the “Social Bicycles” mobile app, app.socialbicycles.com, or using the bicycle keypad

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Release

Casual Users: enter your account number and PIN on bike keypad. Coast Members: Simply tap your card on bike keypad, then enter PIN

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Ride

Place the U-lock in the holster on rear of bike. When making a stop, press “Hold” to reserve your bike, then lock the bike. Enter PIN to continue riding

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Return

Lock your bike and look for a “Thank You” message on the display. If you hear multiple “beeps”, the lock is not engaged – pull it out and try again.

How-to guide

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Register

Find and reserve a bike using the “Social Bicycles” mobile app, app.socialbicycles.com, or using the bicycle keypad

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Release

Casual Users: enter your account number and PIN on bike keypad. Coast Members: Simply tap your card on bike keypad, then enter PIN

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Ride

Place the U-lock in the holster on rear of bike. When making a stop, press “Hold” to reserve your bike, then lock the bike. Enter PIN to continue riding

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Return

Lock your bike and look for a “Thank You” message on the display. If you hear multiple “beeps”, the lock is not engaged – pull it out and try again.

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