How It Works
- Download the Zagster mobile app. and create an account.
- Select bike and enter bike number in app. to access U-lock key.
- Place U-lock in holster and enjoy your ride.
- Rides under an hour are free.
- $3/hour after first hour
- $24 max in 24-hour period
- $15 monthly membership provides 2 hours free riding per ride.
- $75 yearly membership provides 2 hours free riding per ride.
- Front and rear lights
- Tire reflectors
- Adjustable seat height
- Step-thru frame for lower center of gravity
- Front and back fenders
- Chain guards
- Air: Push each tire hard against a curb. If you can flatten it, it needs air.
- Wheel Spin: Lift each wheel up and give it a slow spin (spin the back wheel forward so the pedals don’t move). Check that the wheel spins freely and doesn’t rub against the brake pads or anything else.
- Tires: Turn each wheel slowly and look for cuts, bulges, or bubbles.
- Shifting: Try all of your gears to make sure the chain shifts smoothly between gears.
- Brakes: Check that both brakes are functional.
- Loose Parts: Pick up the bike and shake it. You shouldn’t hear anything rattling.
- Obey all regulatory signs and traffic lights.
- Never ride against traffic. Ride with traffic to avoid potential incidents.
- Use hand signals to tell motorists what you intend to do.
- Pedestrians have the right-of-way, and you should always announce your presence if you are passing a pedestrian or another cyclist by using your bell or announcing your presence.
- Always pass on the left. Announce “on your left!” and proceed to ride ahead of the other cyclist or pedestrian.
- Except on Seawall limit riding on sidewalks. Many accidents involving bicycles and cars happen as a result of bicyclists riding on the sidewalk because the cars don’t see them until its too late.
- Ride in a straight line to the right of traffic and about a car door width away from parked cars.
- Bring a Helmet. Helmets dramatically reduce the risk of head injury in a bicycle crash. You can purchase a helmet at any of these locations.
- Be alert Don’t ride distracted. Watch for street and sidewalk obstacles, traffic, opening of car doors and pedestrians.
- Wear Bright or Reflective Clothing: Brightly colored or reflective clothing allow vehicles, pedestrians and other cyclists to see you.