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Experience Madison By Bike
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Helpful Terms

ACCESS FEE: Payment due to access Madison BCycle bike share system for designated access period (day, month, year, etc.) Access fee grants rider unlimited trips during access period at no additional cost provided trips stay within the designated Trip Time limits.
Time allowed for bike share trips before Usage Fees kick in. Most Madison BCycle memberships allow 30-min. trip time. Our Monthly Membership option gives riders 60 minutes each trip before Usage Fees kick in. Need more time on the bikes? Simply dock the bike at any station, and check out again to restart your Trip Time clock!
Additional fees charged on trips that exceed the allowed Trip Time on purchased access. Charged at $3/30 minutes, to card on file. See Sample Trip Costs, below, to see how Usage Fees work.

Max charge per day is $75. Membership and usage fees include sales tax.
$5 Charge for replacement B Card. $1,200 Charge for replacement bike.

20 FOR THE YEAR final for site
Special Membership Rates
Part of UW-Madison or Madison College?

Madison College students and staff and University of Wisconsin - Madison students, employees and UW Extension employees can join Madison BCycle for just $20 per year with a current UW or email account. Eligible for all benefits and usage fees as BCard Memberships. Sponsored by UW Transportation Services!

To redeem, use the promo codes below when you join

  • UW Extension Employees: UWEXTENSION

UW Health employees are also eligible for the $20 annual membership discounted rate. To join, enter promotional code:

  • UW Health emails ending in .edu:  WISCHEALTH38
  • UW Health emails ending in .org:  UWHEALTH38

UW students and BCycles jump around

Other Discounts

Discounts available for students (even from universities other than UW-Madison or Madison College), seniors, and active duty Military. Please email us at for your code! Eligible for all benefits and usage fees as BCard Memberships.

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