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  • Mobile App checkout is here! Download the new app today

    by Kevin Bell | Mar 07,2017
    We're excited to announce that as of today, you can check out bikes using your mobile device and the brand-new BCycle app:

    Checkout bikes, manage your account, or get directions

    Note: this is a different app from the B-cycle Now app that most of you are using. While it remains a great tool for visualizing bike availability, B-cycle Now will not allow mobile bike checkout.

    B cycle now vs Bcycle app

    You can download it now for iOS or Android.

    Here's how mobile checkout works:

    • Once you've downloaded the BCycle app, log into your account via the icon in the top right corner
    • Make sure you give the app access to your phone's GPS
      • Mobile checkout won't work without GPS!
    • Stand next to the station you want to access and tap that station's icon on your app
    • Tap the Get a bike button that pops up below the station icon
    • Enter the dock number and tap Checkout
    For complete information on all the new features of the BCycle app, click here.

    Don't have a smartphone, or just don't want another app? Our stations now also allow checkout via text message. Here's how that works:

    • Make sure you have a current mobile phone number attached to your Boulder B-cycle membership
    • Walk up to any station and follow the prompts onscreen to checkout a bike
    • Choose "Keep Riding" and enter your mobile phone number
    • Our database will text you a 6-digit code
    • Enter that code at the station and choose your bike!

    Like always, you can still check out bikes using your B-card and the credit card you have on file with your membership. 

    App-y Riding!
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