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It is always delighted to experience the city with a bike, pedaling feeling the breeze on your face while observing the city, especially if it is a flat one. It gives you the advantages being faster than a pedestrian, seeing the city sights unlike taking the metro and also being free in terms of time schedule. Milan is very suitable for biking, moreover there is a bike-sharing system for tourists and local people, which is very useful and practical.

If you would like to experience this city on a bike, here is how to use the system of BIKEMI.

BikeMi is basically a public bike-sharing utility. There are 4 ways to register for BIKEMI. (Remember that for any of the options you need to register with your credit card):

1. Registering directly on their website 
After choosing one of the 3 languages that you want, Click “REGISTRATION/Annual subscription” or “Temporary subscriptions” basing on your subscription needs. Fill in the registration form.

 

2. At every ATM points
If you do not have internet access, you can go to the most convenient ATM Point. Assistants are available to help you register.

These are the stations that you can find  the ATM points:

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  • Duomo  (M1-M3)
  • Cadorna (M1-M2)
  • Loreto (M1-M2)
  • Romolo (M2)
  • Centrale FS (M2-M3)
  • Garibaldi FS (M2)
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Business hours: From Monday to Saturday from 7:45 am to 7:15 pm
3.  Calling the ATM toll-free number 800 80 81 81
You can also register for temporary subscriptions (weekly and daily) by calling the ATM toll-free number 800 80 81 81, operational every day from 7.00 am to 2.00 am. Assistants are available to help you register.

4. Using your mobile phone via WAP
You can use the WAP system, accessible at wap.bikemi.it to quickly register for temporary subscriptions (weekly and daily) using your mobile phone and a credit card.

Here are the ranges of the subscription fees:

Weekly subscription
Rate € 6
First 30 minutes of each use FREE
For each following fraction (of 30 minutes) after the first half hour (up to a maximum limit of 2 hours). € 0,50 every 30 minutes or fraction
After the consecutive 2 hour maximum limit after the first 30 minutes € 2 for each hour or fraction
Daily subscription
Rate € 2,50
First 30 minutes of each use FREE
For each following fraction (of 30 minutes) after the first half hour (up to a maximum limit of 2 hours). € 0,50 every 30 minutes or fraction
After the consecutive 2 hour maximum limit after the first 30 minutes € 2 for each hour or fraction
You can reach the major information at the website
PinarO

PinarO

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Born in Istanbul. Grown up there. Studied landscape architecture. Worked. Liked being student more. Moved in Milan. Studies architecture. Likes design, graphics and illustrations. Enjoys, shares and writes. Life is fun, takes it easy.