Kinmen launches K bike with one month free trial run

Kinmen County government launched Taiwan’s first outlying island public rental bicycle system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kinmen County government launched Taiwan’s first outlying island public rental bicycle system K Bike on Sunday, encouraging residents and visitors to cycle around the island county with one month free trial run.

There are 26 K Bike kiosk stations around the island with 500 bicycles. Users can rent bikes at one kiosk and return them to any other kiosk 24 hours a day.

Users can use the K Bike system free of charge for the first month, and the first hour free of cost and rental of a K Bike at NT$10 (US$0.33) for the first 30 minutes and up to NT$150 a day on starting on the second month.

Users can pay the rental fee with a credit card, Taipei's EasyCard, Kaohsiung's I-Pass or China Union Pay card. One card can be used to rent a maximum of four bikes at a time, said the county government.