Are Santander bikes tracked?

What happens if you lose a Santander bike?

If you want to report a lost or stolen key, you MUST phone the Customer Contact Centre on 0343 222 6666 immediately (do NOT use this contact form) to prevent incurring any extra ride charges. Failure to do so will result in liability for extra ride charges should your key be used to hire a cycle.

Do Boris bikes get stolen?

Just five of the so-called “Boris Bikes” have been stolen since the hire scheme was launched two months ago. By comparison, the “Vélib” bike hire scheme in Paris has suffered the theft of 8,000 of its bicycles – 3,000 of them in the first six months after the launch in 2007.

Can you leave a Santander bike anywhere?

So long as you return a bike every 30 minutes, you can keep riding all day for just £2. You have to wait just 5 minutes between rides. To return the bike, push it firmly into an empty docking point at any docking station and wait for the green light to appear.

Can Boris bikes be tracked?

As of January 2020, TfL will be trialling the use of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology on a number of bikes in the Santander Cycles fleet. GPS enabled bikes will be deployed randomly at docking stations across the cycle hire network.

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How far can you take Santander bikes?

Hiring a Santander Cycle costs £2 for unlimited journeys up to 30 minutes, within a 24 hour period. For journeys longer than 30 minutes, you pay £2 for each additional 30 minutes. You must return the cycle within 24 hours or you may be charged.

How much is a Santander bike worth?

Hire and ride

Hiring a Santander Cycle costs £2 for unlimited journeys up to 30 minutes, within a 24 hour period. For journeys longer than 30 minutes, you pay £2 for each additional 30 minutes.

How many Boris bikes are stolen?

A total of 6,654 cycles have been decommissioned since the scheme began because of reasons such as they’ve been lost, stolen or damaged beyond repair.

Can you lock Santander bikes?

Use the Santander Cycles app. Secure the cable lock in the holder on the basket and off you go! If you’ve chosen to have a customer card, tap it on the bike’s computer and enter your 6-digit PIN.

How can I get a free Santander bike?

Simply input the code CFD2020 on the app or at a docking station where you would usually pay for a Santander bike and you will get it for free. You have to take a bank card to complete the transaction. You do still have to use the bikes as normal though, docking them in every 30 minutes.

Can you ride Santander bikes on the pavement?

Transport for London (TfL) asks all its Santander Cycles users to follow the Highway Code and cycle responsibly, including not cycling on the pavement. In accepting the terms and conditions, all users are asked to abide by the Highway Code.

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