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Address: 17 avenue Thiers, 06102 Nice, France
Phone Number: +33 4 93 72 06 06
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Never trust the combination lock!

We locked our bikes at the metal-fence along the beach walk, with the combination - lock that comes with the bikes, and left them for a few minutes. When we came back one bike was... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 22, 2016
Simon H
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having promised my eleven-year-old we'd hire some bikes I tried several sites several times all without luck. Most sites require you to register on the phone with your bank details (a process I couldn't follow with my rudimental French). Some sites allow you to register using a contactless card and credit card, but most of these were out of order.... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

We read the reviews and approached with trepidation! Registered by mobile phone (service recognised an English number so dialogue on recorded message in English) to simply register your credit card (2mins) . Hiring bikes relatively easy and terminals translate key instructions into English if needed. You need the phone you registered with and then off you go. (No call costs... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

We signed up using the Internet. Relatively straight forward but much easier if you know a little French. Some of the website in English but not all. We signed up for a day - €1 each. You have to give your phone number as it is used to verify who you are when you take the bikes. When you get... More 

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Celbridge, Ireland
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

My husband & I make a point of cycling in every city we visit. This bike system was the worst of all that we have used, home and away. It was very difficult to register and get the bikes in the first place, then the bikes themselves were very old and battered and you could hear us "clanking" all the... More 

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1 Thank Colette K
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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321 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Hay this is a great way to get round the promande you can even venture onto the roads if your game, Just take it quietly, Remember 1. It takes a while to power up, don't be impatient! 2. Slowly apply the chip to the chip acknowledge area , I held mine on the area for a few moments 3. Before... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Initial registration is a bit of a chore and actually renting the bike seems to take a while. But this is due to it updating the system. Excellent way to get around Nice and there are so many stations, that it is so easy to both hire and return the bikes. Only downside is ensuring the bike is okay. As... More 

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Thank Mr & Mrs B
Nice, France
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

After attempting to use the online registration for over an hour I gave up and went to the office opposite the train station. After a long wait in a very hot room I was told I couldn't use my currency card as the expiry date was 2021 and the computers only accept 2016-2020. I then offered my debit card however... More 

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Thank RachelGeorgina7
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

I've used these type of bikes all around the world in several cities, always with great experiences..., until now. The Velobleu bikes are absolutely horrible. Every aspect of them is a nightmare, the extremely difficult sign up process, the time it takes to get a bike out, the time it takes to return a bike, more often than not the... More 

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1 Thank Davejdoyle
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We locked our bikes at the metal-fence along the beach walk, with the combination - lock that comes with the bikes, and left them for a few minutes. When we came back one bike was stolen. Never trust the combination - lock, always return them in the bike station when you plan to leave the bike.

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2 Thank Simon H
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200 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Before considering this adventure, I should have first read other reviews. A great idea but simply not well executed either through the on-line system, telephone support or the actual terminals. Hours wasted with no hire, a complete and utter waste of time. Come on get it right and you'll have more users!!

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