Useful Information/The system

Automatic Bike Sharing System of Municipality of Chania


The Automatic Bike Sharing System of Municipality of Chania consists of 4 stations and 70 bikes. There are 50 bikes available for use.


The bicycles are city bikes with low step frame which is easy to be used either by men or women.



The basic characteristics of the bike are:

Part Description
Frame Aluminium Alloy 7005
Rims Alloy wheels 26'' double wall
Tyres Kenda 26’’
Dynamo Shimano DH 3N20, 6V, 3W front wheel
Front brakes V-brakes Logan ( Front Wheel )
Rear brakes BR-IM41-R ( Rear Wheel )
Speeds Internal speeds Shimano Nexus inter­3 SG3C41

Additional bicycle accessories are:

  1. Pedals with reflectors
  2. Reflective wheels (front and rear)
  3. Mudflaps front and rear
  4. Plastic rear bumper covering 1/3 of the rear wheel for protection
  5. Lights Front and Back with internal dynamo
  6. Bell
  7. Front basket for small things transfer
  8. Stand
  9. Chain protector


The stations consist of:

  1. Info kiosks, where the user can borrow a bicycle by doing the procedure via a touch screen. ( Registration, bicycle delivery, billing, map, detailed instructions, etc. )
  2. Electromechanical locks