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Address: 17 avenue Thiers, 06102 Nice, France
Phone Number: 04 93 72 06 06
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Overall fun riding on promenade

it is definitely not easy to use this velobleu program. We read the previous reviews and registered online. We took the train into nice-ville and there were bicycles right there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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18 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

If you don´t have credit card forget. But... if you want you can buy one card for one month or one year.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We were excited to see the equivalent of Boris Bikes for hire and read several reviews regarding preserving. However with my limited French and having called all the relevant numbers including the information support, we gave up after an hour. Some of the bikes were in very poor condition and we would recommend Bike Elite just behind the L'hotel Negresco

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

In 2010, we greatly enjoyed using Vélo Bleu bikes in Nice. Now, five years later, we were a lot less happy. Most of the bikes turned out to be defect (chains, brakes, tires or saddles out of order), some of the digital screens were broken and - in those cases where we did find a functioning bike - the electronical... More 

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Carlsbad, CA
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71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Such a great idea, such terrible execution. My friend and I signed up with accounts for Velo Bleu when we were in Nice. We were so excited! However, when we went to one of the racks, out of 3 bikes, only 1 was rideable. We went to another rack and realized we couldn't make phone calls on the phones we... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

You have to register by calling the number on the board and enter your card details. Once registered each bike lock has a different number, you call the number on the lock and you take the bike. (Some of the bikes are better than others so flip it up on its stand and give it a pedal to make sure... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Who ever came up with this business idea has a pea for a brain. Could be a very successful business in a very popular area. But Velo Bleu has limited there business to only French speaking people, also people who are able to call a number once on site to register payment details... It's a shame if you're a tourist... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

it is definitely not easy to use this velobleu program. We read the previous reviews and registered online. We took the train into nice-ville and there were bicycles right there. We were able to easily access two bicycles. You did have to give them permission to access the second bicycle. You needed to call a number to access the bicycles... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Come on Nice, it's time you re-let this important contract. Velo Bleu make no effort to maintain bikes or stations. It's 2 years since we last visited Nice and used them and it doesn't look as though they ever repair. Out of about 20 bikes we attempted to hire in one day, 10 were unrideable, 6 had major faults but... More 

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Aberdeen
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We registered on line for this in advance. Couldn't get the site to take our UK postcode but got a helpful email back saying to make one up, so we put in six digits. This worked, so we were registered. We registered separately, registered different cards. Out of five attempts to get bikes, one was successful, although my card was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

We tried to hire velo bleu last year but failed after hours of trying, so this year we pre-registered on line b4 we went. When you get to the airport in Nice there is a bike station outside near the road. Make sure your phone is off airplane mode & that u have contacted your phone company to set it... More 

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