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Meet the Capital Bikeshare classic bike

Capital Bikeshare classic bikes are designed for easy riding in a variety of environments. They are built to be comfortable for a wide variety of riders of different heights and riding abilities.

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Adjustable Seat

The wide, padded seat is comfortable and rain-resistant. The black lever at the bottom of the seat post allows you to adjust the seat to your height and the numbers help you remember your setting for next time.

Watch a short video on adjusting the seat
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Sturdy Frame

The aluminum frame is easy to straddle and has a low center of gravity for a more stable ride.

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Handlebar and Shifter

The handlebar is designed to let you sit upright and enjoy greater visibility. The shifter is built right into the handlebar – just twist it to make pedaling easier or harder.

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Responsive Brakes

To brake, squeeze the levers on both sides of the handlebar. The braking mechanism is hidden in the frame of the bike, so it’s not affected by rain.

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Front Basket

The metal rack at the front of the bike fits a wide range of bags. Secure yours in place with the elastic cord attached to the basket.

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Lights and Reflectors

Multiple reflectors and self-powered LED lights at the front and rear make sure you stay visible when riding. They turn on automatically when you start riding.

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Durable Tires

The puncture-resistant tires are designed to stay inflated ride after ride.

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Chainguard and Fenders

Front and rear fenders help protect you from water or dirt and the metal chain guard prevents grease from getting on your legs and clothing.

Now You’re Ready to Learn the Rules of the Road!

We have some quick safety tips for you to make sure every ride is a smooth one.

See Riding Tips