Capital Bikeshare

Meet the Capital Bikeshare ebikes

Boost your ride! Our ebikes have pedal-assist technology that gives you the power to go farther and faster than our classic bikes—without breaking a sweat.

Ride like a superhero

With speeds up to 20 MPH, these custom pedal-assist ebikes give you the power to tackle bridges, shave time off your commute, and experience more neighborhoods in less time. Just start pedaling and the power kicks in.

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All members pay $0.10 per minute and non-members pay $0.15/ebike and $1 to unlock.

Capital Bikeshare for All members unlock for free.

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How to park

You can either dock or lock your ebike (not both at once). Dock at any Capital Bikeshare station for free or use the cable to lock to any public bike rack within the service area for an extra $2.

Please don’t lock the bike to itself or any other structures, including trees or signposts. And be sure not to block pathways, sidewalks, or ramps.

Ebike rides that are not properly ended and remain inactive for over 30 minutes will incur a $25 fee, in addition to the per minute rate.

Happy (and safe) riding!

Wear a helmet, brake gradually with both hands and be cautious in traffic when Capital Bikeshare.

More safety tips

Go for a ride today

To find a Capital Bikeshare ebike, just download the Capital Bikeshare app and get ready to experience Metro DC in a whole new way.

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