Boulder B-cycle Returns March 16

The Denver B-cycle Launch that took place March 12th.


Boulder B-cycle Returns March 16

BOULDER, CO (March 5, 2012) - Bike sharing returns to the streets of Boulder, March 16, when Boulder B-cycle re-opens for the 2012 season. Initial re-launch will include 120 bikes spread between 15 strategically located stations in Boulder's downtown business corridor.

Later this spring, four new stations - at North Boulder Recreation Center, Broadway and University, Wilderness Place in front of Boulder Beer, and Whole Foods on 28th and Pearl - will also come on-line. Details on installation dates and events celebrating these new stations will be released soon.

"Our first year was a tremendous success. Now, we're looking to build on that momentum with four new stations and some great member-benefit programs," said Boulder B-cycle executive director Elizabeth Train. "Thanks to amazing support from the community, bike sharing will continue to grow and thrive in Boulder this season."

As an added bonus, special membership pricing is now available. Annual Boulder B-cycle passes cost just $50 until May 20th, which is the program's one-year anniversary. Annual pass holders also receive membership discounts at Community Cycles and eGOcarshare.

Boulder B-cycle has also partnered with local cycling apparel maker Panache Cyclewear to create Boulder B-cycle jerseys, shorts and socks. Anyone interested in the new kit should visit the Boulder B-cycle on-line store. It's a great way to show your support for bike sharing in Boulder - and look good doing it.

About Boulder B-cycle:
Boulder B-cycle is bike-sharing at its best. It provides day users and and annual members with bikes where and when they need them, and B-cyclists can pick up, ride and drop off shared bikes stations throughout Boulder's commercial corridor. The program launched on May 20, 2011, and has become part of a growing national trend.

In Boulder B-cycle's first season, nearly 6,000 people purchased 24-hour passes and 1,170 joined as Boulder B-cycle members. Combined, these Boulder B-cyclists logged nearly 18,500 trips and pedaled nearly 55,000 miles. This spared our air close to 104,000 pounds of carbon, saved more than 2,700 gallons of gasoline, and burned more than 4 million calories instead.

To learn more, please visit boulderbcycle.com and follow along on Facebook and Twitter.

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