FWOTD #6: Velib


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Velib’ (velo liberté , bicycle freedom) is a self service “bike hire” system available 24/7. Multi pick up and drop off location allows you to pick up your bike from one service point and drop off to another.
The system was launched in Paris in July 2007. 20 000 bicycles and 1450 automated rental stations have been introduced to the city with
Riding a velib is quite uncomfortable (the bikes are really heavy) but it’s really cheap and convenient. If you stay in Paris you should try it!
One tip: take some time to choose your Vélib, many times the bikes are in bad shape (flat tyres, broken sits…)

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