With 100 bike stations and 1,000 bikes from Downtown to Diamond Head, Biki Bike is celebrating its first birthday! Managed by the non-profit Bikeshare Hawaii, Biki's purpose is to bring residents and visitors an affordable, safe and healthy transportation option.
In honor of the event, Biki is holding a first birthday party at Honolulu Hale this Thursday, June 28 from 4 to 6 p.m. and you're invited! Their team will be serving cake, resfeshments and handing out Biki swag. Plus, they're giving three lucky Frolic readers one-month memberships! See below for details.
Before you RSVP and enter the contest, here are the Top 10 things you need to know about Biki:
No. 1: Memberships start at just $15 a month
The $15 a month plan gives you an unlimited number of 30-minute trips.
No. 2: You can take advantage of the Employee Discount
Encourage your workplace to enroll in the employer plan so you and your coworkers can save 10 percent on the $15 Monthly Membership.
No. 3: Biki is expanding its stops
Don’t have a Biki bike stop near you? You’re in luck! This summer 30-40 new stops in are coming to areas such as UH Manoa, Diamond Head and Iwilei.
No. 4: Easily unlock a bike using Biki Pass
You don't have to use the app or your credit card to unlock a bike. With the Biki Pass, all you have to do is insert your card. Sign up on gobiki.org to get a Biki Pass in the mail.
No. 5: There’s a Biki app
It makes locating a bike and monitoring your ride easy.
No. 6: Biki is awesome during busy events
Beat event traffic and overflowing parking lots. On special occasions like events and holidays, Biki sets up valet stations to accommodate more riders and make sure there are enough bikes available.
Pro tip: Use Biki to navigate Waikiki during 4th of July. Biki Stop #244 (Ala Moana) will have a Biki Valet. The Biki Crew will be avaiable to provide assistance and make sure there are extra bikes and docking points available so you can watch the 4th of July Firework show without any hassle.
No. 7: Biki is one of the top 10 bike share systems in the country
The National Association of City Transportation Officials says Biki is the eighth most heavily used bike share system in the U.S. as of 2017.
No. 8: Biki is a community-based nonprofit organization
If saving the environment and improving your health isn't motivation enough, you can support Biki because it's managed by a non-profit. Supporting Bikeshare Hawaii will help improve the usefulness and reach of Biki for years to come. You can donate at https://gobiki.org/donate/.
No. 9: Get on a bike and discover places you’ve never seen before
Using Biki lets you take alternative routes that aren’t accessible by car. This means you can constantly discover new places to shop, dine and explore.
No. 10: Biki is designed for local riders
Fun fact: more than two-thirds of all Biki rides are taken by Honolulu residents. Check out Frolic's Thomas Obungen and Grant Shindo on their Biki adventure.
Giveaway: Win a monthly Biki Bike membership
To help celebrate Biki Bike's 1st Birthday, we’re giving away (3) Biki Bike Memberships. That means three lucky Frolic readers will win one month of free 60-minute unlimited rides.
To enter the giveaway, simply complete the entry form below. By entering the giveaway, you agree to receive emails from Frolic Hawaii and Biki. Valid entries require first and last name, email and phone number. We'll be picking a winner on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 10 a.m. For more information about Biki Bike, visit: https://gobiki.org