Former citybike tenders - Porvoo, Finland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member small oaks
N 60° 23.655 E 025° 39.618
35V E 426168 N 6696069
Quick Description: Former citybike tenders in Porvoo.
Location: Finland
Date Posted: 6/21/2010 6:24:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM936N
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member fishingwishing
Views: 35

Long Description:

This was one of three city bike "stations" in Porvoo. Locating beside R-kiosk near the Old Porvoo. Tenders still exist and is free to use with anyone with the bicycle.

Citybike tenders were used a few years until 2009 and was organized with public-private partnership. Project was ended due the vandalism to the bikes. Red colured bicycles were free to use with small coin pawn. At the end of each season bikes were usually found vandalized or thrown in a Porvoojoki river. Sad.

TYPE: Other (describe below)

OTHER:
Until 2009 this was a part of the Porvoo citybike service. Unfortunately service was ended due the vandalism to the bikes.


AMMENITIES: Restrooms

NEARBY: Commercial (restaurants, shopping)

How much do you pay for gasoline?: 140.00 (listed in local currency)

Did you ride your bike to get here?: Yes

Rating:

OTHER (What else is nearby?): Not listed

IF NO, WHY NOT? (just kidding): Not listed

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