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What is the price of a monthly DECOBIKE BeachPASS Membership Subscription?

$15 per month (unlimited usage)

Are DECOBIKES always available at every DECOSTATION?

No. Although there is a great supply of DECOBIKES, occasional fluctuations in user demand patterns may cause a particular DECOSTATION to either be empty or full. If you are trying to return a DECOBIKE and a station is full, please go to the nearest station with vacant docking points/parking spots and (a map of all DECOSTATION locations is on the kiosk; the DECOBIKE website & iPhone Application show locations and inventory). Do NOT leave the DECOBIKE unsecured.

Do I need to go to a specific DECOSTATION to check out a bike?

No. You can check a DECOBIKE out from ANY station in the city.

Do I need to return my DECOBIKE to the same station I check it out from?

No. You can return your DECOBIKE to ANY station with empty docking points/parking spots.

How long can I use a DECOBIKE for?

You can use DECOBIKE for the time period you purchased or subscribed for (either 30, 60 or 120 minutes) without any additional charges. If you keep the bike checked out longer than your purchased time frame, additional fees will be applied to your account/transaction. See User Agreement for full details.

How many DECOBIKES can I check out with a single credit card (non-subscription members)?

Currently, only two (2) DECOBIKES are allowed to be checked out per credit or debit card at a given time.

Can I transfer or loan the DECOBIKE and/or a Membership card to a friend or any other person?

No. You are not permitted under any circumstances to transfer or loan a DECOBIKE Membership. Only the authorized and named subscriber can use the DECOBIKE or the Membership card.

How old do you have to be to use DECOBIKE?

DECOBIKE is only for users 18 years of age and older. Miami Beach Police are authorized to stop and ask for proof of age from any individual on or in possession of a DECOBIKE who clearly appears to be under 18 years of age. If violator is found to be under the age of 18, he/she must immediately return the bike to a DECOSTATION under Police supervision and an official Police Report Shall be filed in the public record. Violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

I want to buy DECOBIKE apparel and merchandise, where can I get it?

Be a part of the newest and coolest GREEN & HEALTHY trend in our cutting-edge community. You can check out and purchase our high quality, custom DECOBIKE apparel (hats, shirts, tees, shorts) in person at our DECOSTORES in South Beach or shop online at www.decobike.com/shop.php

Do I have to wear a helmet to use DECOBIKE?

Florida law does not require adult riders (ages 18+) to wear a helmet. However, a properly fitted helmet will reduce your chances of severe head injury or death in the event of an accident. Florida law does not require adult riders (ages 18 and over) to wear a helmet. We strongly recommend the use of helmets at all times when riding any bicycle.

Helmets are available for purchase at the DECOSTORE | 723 Washington Avenue | South Beach | Call 305.532.9494 for store hours as well as other retailers in the area.

I have never ridden a bicycle before, should I rent a DECOBIKE?

No. DECOBIKE is for experienced and knowledgeable bicycle riders only, ages 18+. You must know how to operate a bicycle safely before using a DECOBIKE. DECOBIKE is not liable for a user's lack of experience or knowledge.

If the DECOBIKE is too big or too small for my height or body type, should I ride it anyway?

No. Do not attempt to use DECOBIKE unless you are comfortable and feel safe on the bike.

Does the DECOBIKE have brakes on it?

Yes. The DECOBIKE is equipped with a front-wheel and rear-wheel hand brakes (activated by pressing on a lever on the handlebars to stop the bike).

Is it safe to use DECOBIKE at nighttime or in the dark?

With proper safety precautions and awareness of your surroundings, bicycles can be safely operated at nighttime. You must exercise extreme caution when riding any bicycle in an urban setting at nighttime or in dark, low-visibility conditions. Most DECOBIKES are equipped with self-generating lights that power-up when you begin to ride. It is the rider's responsibility to make sure he/she only operates a bike at night with functional front and rear lighting. Rider can verify the functionality of the self-generating lights by walking and/or riding the bike within fifteen (15) feet of the station that the bike is checked out from. All DECOBIKES are equipped with safety reflectors.

What happens if I am injured while riding?

Since you are riding at your own risk, being careful is always the best rule to prevent injuries from occurring. In the event that you are injured for any reason while on riding any bicycle, you should dial 911 immediately to seek emergency assistance from Police and Fire Departments. DECOBIKE does not provide insurance of any kind. Failure to use due and proper care while operating a bicycle can result in injury or death.

Does DECOBIKE provide any type of insurance coverage or benefits to users of the program?

No. DECOBIKE expressly does not provide any type of insurance to the user of any kind. You cycle at your own risk, so please be informed of procedures and regulations for the safe operation of a bicycle.

What happens if I accidentally checkout a DECOBIKE that is damaged?

You are prohibited from using or operating a damaged DECOBIKE under any circumstances. You must return the damaged bike to a DECOSTATION. If this happens, please notify DECOBIKE of any issues. You can check out another by using your BeachPASS user card again 15 minutes after reporting and returning the damaged bike.

What happens if I get a flat tire (or another major component stops working) while using a DECOBIKE?

You should return the bike to the closest DECOSTATION which has available docking points and lock it into place and then call the DECOBIKE hotline to report the bike as damaged (be sure to have the bike's four-digit ID#), then:

If you are a Member, you can then check out another bike from any station starting 15 minutes after returning and reporting the damaged bike.

If you are renting a DECOBIKE on an Hourly basis, you can checkout another bike by repeating the checkout & billing process at any DECOSTATION (another deposit would be held for its safe return). DECOBIKE may at its sole discretion provide a credit to the user.

Can I ride my DECOBIKE on the sidewalk?

For the most part, bikes are allowed on the sidewalks in Miami Beach (see map for two exceptions). All riders must use caution when entering or leaving crosswalks, roadways and/or sidewalks. Bike riders must always yield right of way to pedestrians.

Are DECOBIKES equipped with locks?

No. It is the user's responsibility to lock and secure the DECOBIKE at all times. The most secure way to ensure the safety of your DECOBIKE is to secure it into a DECOSTATION.

Can I use a DECOBIKE anywhere?

You can ride DECOBIKE everywhere inside the city limits of Miami Beach.

What happens if my DECOBIKE is stolen from me while cycling?

You should contact the Miami Beach Police Department immediately to file a police and notify DECOBIKE of the incident. You are responsible for the replacement cost of the bike if lost or stolen as well as providing DECOBIKE with a copy of the police report within 7 days of the incident.

Will my employer pay for my DECOBIKE subscription if I ride it to work?

YES! Thanks to a new Federal Tax incentive, your employer can enjoy full reimbursement for the cost of your DECOBIKE Corporate Membership Subscription (the "BeachPASS"). This is at NO COST to you or your employer! It just makes sense.

Contact a DECOBIKE Corporate Relationship Manager today for program details (305) 532-9494 or groups@decobike.com

Does the Federal Government provide financial incentives to Employers for riding a bicycle to work?

YES! Federal tax incentives can cover 100% of the cost of a DECOBIKE Subscription Membership.

What is DECOBIKE?

DECOBIKE is a self-service, automated bicycle sharing and rental program implemented by the City of Miami Beach and operated by DECOBIKE, LLC. It is a citywide program and operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Initially the program will consist of approximately 100 solar-powered DECOSTATIONS and 1,000 DECOBIKES available to residents and visitors.

What are the Operating Hours for the DECOBIKE Program?

The program is scheduled to operate 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. It is however at the discretion of the DECOBIKE operators and/or the City of Miami Beach to temporarily suspend some or all services should any unsafe conditions or security issues arise.

I think my community or university should have a DECOBIKE program, where can I get more info?

Send us a request via email

Where do the revenues generated by the DECOBIKE Miami Beach program go?

Revenues are used to offset and recover extensive capital costs and operation costs, by the City of Miami Beach and DECOBIKE, LLC, which share revenues generated by the program.

Who takes care of the DECOBIKES and DECOSTATIONS?

DECOBIKE, LLC is the entity charged with operating the DECOBIKE program, on behalf of the City of Miami Beach.

 
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