Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Careem Bike have teamed up to offer free bike to residents and visitors who wish to participate in the Dubai Ride 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 Future (MOTF) – Trade Centre Street, and the Entrance E – Lower FCS – Financial Centre Road next to Roda Al Murooj Building A on a first-come, first-served basis.
Participants can also subscribe and rent a Careem Bike from any of the 192 stations across Dubai, and overtime fees for rides longer than 45 minutes will be waived during the event.
The initiative – strengthen RTA’s partnership with Careem and make Dubai Ride easily accessible for those who do not own their own bikes.
In order to pick up a free bike ride for Dubai Ride, participants can download the Careem app, click the ‘Bike’ icon, and subscribe to the ‘Dubai Ride Pass’ set at AED 00.00 on the 12th of November 2023 starting from 2:00 am until 7:30 am.
Participants can pick up their bikes from the 2 pop up stations near the entrance A – MOTF and entrance E – lower FCS or from any of the 192 Careem Bike docking station.
All participants are required to bring their own helmets to use the bikes and register on the Dubai Ride website. They will also be required to enter their card details as a security measure but will not be charged for borrowing the bikes.