As the Dubai Fitness Challenge has taken over the emirate, Dubai Roads & Transport Authority and Careem Bike have joined hands to offer free bikes. Yes, it is for people who are willing to participate in the Dubai Ride, which is a cycling event. So, those who don’t have their own bikes, but want to participate in this, can collect their free bikes from the Careem docking stations. Here’s all about this.
Careem To Offer Free Bike For Dubai Ride
#RTA and Careem Bike have teamed up to offer free bikes to residents and visitors who wish to participate in the #DubaiRide Cycling event but do not have their own bikes. Participants can collect their free bikes from Careem’s BIKE docking stations at Entrance A – Museum of the… pic.twitter.com/tnUp3fAtOT
— RTA (@rta_dubai) November 9, 2023
According to a report by the Dubai RTA, it was revealed that Careem Bike and the Dubai RTA have joined hands in providing free bikes to residents and visitors for those participating in the Dubai Ride cycling event. Those who wish to participate in the cycling event, they can collect their free bikes from the docking stations of Careem at Entrance A of the Museum of the Future, Trade Centre Street, and Entrance E – Lower FCS – Financial Centre Road, which falls next to the Roda Al Murooj Building A. However, it’s worth noting that this free bike availability is subject to a first come, first serve basis.
At this point, it should also be mentioned that participants can also subscribe and rent Careem Bikes from any of the 192 stations that are located across Dubai. However, overtime fees for riders will be waived during the event, which generally applies after a 45-minute mark. As part of the Dubai 30X30 Challenge, this is a family-friendly event that aims to encourage residents and tourists to opt for more sustainable modes of transportation.
How To Get The Bike For Free?
As part of #Dubai Fitness Challenge, the Dubai Ride 2023 kicks off on Sunday 12 November with two cycling routes suitable for riders of all skill levels. Enjoy a leisurely 4-km Family route through Downtown Dubai or conquer the iconic 12-km ride along Sheikh Zayed Road, which… pic.twitter.com/VFZGvpWZcH
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) November 10, 2023
In case you’re still wondering about how to make use of this brilliant offer, you can pick up the free bikes from any of the above-mentioned locations. However, participants must download Careem App, after this, they have to click on the Bike Icon and then subscribe to Dubai Ride Pass. Once it’s been set to AED00.00 on November 12 from 2 AM to 7:30 AM, people will be able to pick up their bikes from the pop-up stations. However, participants are expected to bring their own helmets to use the bike. Not to mention, they will be required to enter their card details as a security measure, but they will not be charged for borrowing the bikes.
DIFC Transforms Into Fitness Hub
Besides this, DIFC is also transforming into a health and well-being hub for celebrating the seventh edition of this month-long fitness event. It’s running complimentary fitness sessions during the 30X30 Challenge, which includes everything from Boxing and Circuit Classes to Pilates, Yoga, and Zumba. Starting from November 10 at 6:30 PM, DIFC Running Club will also be hosting group runs, which will be open to people of all levels of fitness on Tuesdays and Fridays. And every weekend will be dedicated to a different theme during the Dubai Fitness Challenge and informative talks will be hosted by Inspire Studios every Saturday at 5 PM. This will of course be followed by a complimentary fitness session.
So, with the authorities doing everything in their hands to ensure you can participate in the event, ensure to make the most out of these opportunities.
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