Bublr Bikes offering FREE rides to thank you for your patronage this Fourth of July weekend

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MILWAUKEE — Bublr Bikes, Milwaukee’s bike-sharing system, saw a record number of trips this Fourth of July holiday weekend. According to a statement from Bublr Bikes officials, more than 2,100 trips were recorded during the Friday-Saturday-Sunday Fourth of July holiday weekend — which is more than 1,000 trips higher than the previous three-day record.

“Bublr Bikes saw unprecedented usage this past weekend,” Kevin Hardman, Bublr Bikes executive director said in the statement. “Not only did Bublr Bikes make it easier for people to get to Summerfest and the fireworks, Bublr also helped people travel all over downtown Milwaukee and the adjoining neighborhoods.”

Bublr Bikes offers the lowest cost of entry, for walk-up customers, of any bike-sharing system in the country at $3 for a 30 minute single ride.

Bublr Bikes also offers one of the country’s only Pay as You Go passes which discounts the walk-up price down to $2/30 mins.

Over 75% of this past weekend’s riders were either Single Ride or Pay as You Go customers, according to Bublr Bikes officials.

A Single Ride is purchased at any Bublr Bikes station using a valid credit. Bublr Passes, including the Pay As You Go pass, are purchased online at http://bublrbikes.com/pricing/.

To mark this important usage record and to thank its riders, Bublr is offering UNLIMITED 30-min Bublr rides on Tuesday, July 5th, 2016.

To redeem a FREE Bublr Bikes ride, users enter in code “070516” at any Bublr Bikes station.

The code is valid for unlimited FREE 30-minute Bublr rides all day.

A ride ends when the Bublr is returned to a Bublr Bikes station. Rides over 30 minutes will cost $3/each additional 30 minutes. A credit card is required to check out a Bublr Bike.

“The staff and Board of Directors are so honored that Bublr is becoming such an important and used Milwaukee asset,” said Kevin Hardman. “A big thanks to everyone who rides Bublr Bikes and who supports our work. We hope you’ll take free rides on us!”