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PikeRide has doubled the number of its participants in the first quarter of the year

PIkeRide e-bikes
Posted at 1:21 PM, May 14, 2024
and last updated 2024-05-14 21:02:44-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — PikeRide, a Colorado Springs non-profit reports that the number of people using their electric bikes has doubled in a single quarter of the year alone.

The organization leases affordable electric bikes that allow people to have a means of clean energy transportation that can be used in various locations in Colorado Springs.

Those who have been leasing the bikes have road a reported 1,548 miles in the first quarter of 2024. Look below to see where all the PikeRide service areas and hubs.

Those interested in the program will have to pay $25 a month for access to an electric bike. The program was launched in 2018 and fully moved to electric-assist bikes in 2019, the program was started by Downtown Ventures, the charitable nonprofit arm of the Downtown Partnership.

PikeRide says the increase in people riding their bikes shows the need for more affordable transportation in the Colorado Springs area.

Learn more about the program here.

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