Once sign up is complete you can use nextbikes in any affiliated city around the world.
Scan the QR code on the bike you want:
Smartbikes have a framelock that will unlock automatically, these are in Auckland.
Classicbikes have cable locks are unlocked using the code provided, these are in Christchurch.
To park the bike whilst you go into a shop:
Smartbike choose Park in the app, hook the helmet security loop and close the framelock. A beep will confirm the rental has paused. Press Open Lock in the app to re-open framelock.
Classicbikes attach the cable lock through wheel and helmet then scramble the numbers. Use the origonal code to unlock.
Return the bike to one of the official locations marked in the app:
Smartbike put the helmet security loop over the hook and close the framelock. A beep will confirm the rental has finished. We reccomend you take a photo that shows the location and properly locked helmet and keep for 1 month.
Classicbike put the cable lock through the helmet security loop, wheel and bike rack then scramble the numbers. Follow the instructions in the app to finish the rental.
If you know the RFID number for a card in your wallet, like a public transport card, we can add this to your account so you can start rentals quickly. Just tap the back of the Smartbikes, it will recognise you and the framelock will open.
Return the bike to one of locations marked in the app, hook the helmet security loop and close the framelock on the Smartbikes. A beep will confirm the rental has finished. Take a photo that shows the location and properly locked helmet and email to email@example.com with the title "Nextbike rental return photo".