Saturday, 29 March 2008

BiCiNgjust�cias, tu bolet�n informativo!

BiCiNgjust�cias, tu bolet�n informativo! 
more unhappy bicingers

new bikes (again)

Turns out that the 7337 bicycle I saw this week is one of the new bikes. They come with new lights. They are also using the normal brakes again on the front, because they can't use the drum brakes with the new dynamo. The pedals seem to be new too. I haven't seen a bicycle in the 6000 range yet, so it seems they have skipped some numbers. Here are some pictures.
this makes the highest number seen: #7372

pictures from the birthday party

El Bicing logra 130.000 abonados en su primer año de funcionamiento en Barcelona | El Periódico de Catalunya | Barcelona

El Bicing logra 130.000 abonados en su primer año de funcionamiento en Barcelona | El Periódico de Catalunya | Barcelona: "El servicio cuenta con 286 estaciones y más de 4.000 bicicletas con las que se hacen 30.000 viajes en días laborables y 20.000 en festivos"

Thursday, 27 March 2008

7337

I just saw bike #7337, which seems wrong. Too bad I didn't have my camera with me.
The bike looked funny too. It was very clean and looked new, but it had the old brakes and light fittings. The lights were replaced by new ones though, which looked like standard bicycle lights.
I just hope I have my camera with me the next time I see it.

new stations


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  • Diagonal
  • Rius i Taulet
  • Ronda Guinardo
  • Plaça dels Jardins d'Alfàbia
  • Onze de Setembre
  • Via Barcino
  • Via Barcino
  • Treball
  • Ciutat d'Asuncion
  • C/ de Taulat

Wednesday, 26 March 2008

Aniversari Bicing


Aniversari Bicing
Originally uploaded by ericconca

bicing has its first birthday party this Saturday the 29th March. They are having a party at Moll de la Marina at 12:00

Wednesday, 12 March 2008

I had another problem with a station (update)

This is the email I sent to bicing:
Hello, this evening I tried to return a bicycle to station 91 place 2. I waited for the red light, but instead the station blinked red and green. It was impossible to remove it again. I returned 15 minutes later and tried again, but the light was still blinking red and green. I also tried using my card, but the station told me that I still have a bicycle in use. I hope you can fix this on your side so that I can use bicing tomorrow again. Thanks Christof
Update: No response from bicing, but my card is enabled again now.

Bicing y robing también...- Lavanguardia.es - Noticias, actualidad, última hora en Cataluña y España

Bicing y robing también...- Lavanguardia.es - Noticias, actualidad, última hora en Cataluña y España: "El servicio Bicing del Ayuntamiento de Barcelona viene generando desde su creación en 2007 multitud de quejas por cobros indebidos, quejas a las que el Ayuntamiento parece no tener en cuenta. Las reclamaciones presentadas resultan en oídos sordos por parte tanto de la empresa adjudicataria del servicio como del propio Ayuntamiento."

More complaints about the way bicing handles "stolen" bicycles and how it punishes it users for this

There is even a blog now: bicingyrobing.blogspot.com

Sunday, 9 March 2008

bicing #1


bicing
Originally uploaded by daniel.julia
Nice one: bicing bicycle #1 . I haven't caught that one myself yet.

Thursday, 6 March 2008

eleven new bicing stations


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  • Andreu Nin, 22
  • Avda. Diagonal,26
  • Cantàbria,55
  • Carrer de Maladeta, 1
  • Carrer de Rabassa,14-16
  • Carrer de Rosselló i Porcel/Avda. Meridiana
  • Floridablanca,49/ Calàbria
  • Independència, 379
  • Plaça de l'Estació
  • Rambla Prim, 221
  • Rosselló,557