There’s Now an Uber Option for Bike Riders in Amsterdam

June 2, 2016, 9:43 PM UTC
A man checks a vehicle at the first of Uber's 'Work On Demand' recruitment events where they hope to sign 12,000 new driver-partners, in South Los Angeles on March 10, 2016. / AFP / Mark Ralston (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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Uber has launched a service to help customers in Amsterdam who don’t want to bike home after a night out.

UberBike allows riders to hail a car with a bike rack attached to the back of the vehicle, the company announced.

“There are more bicycles than people in Amsterdam. We are pretty certain that you have one parked in front of your house when you live in Amsterdam,” the company wrote. “We also know for sure that sometimes you don’t feel like biking back home. Because it rains like crazy or you’re legs are simply too tired from all the dancing.”

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It continues, “It’s plain and simple: don’t feel like biking, but you do want to go home? Open the Uber app, request UberBIKE, and a car with bike rack will be heading your way and arrive in minutes.”

The cost for the service is reportedly the same as a regular UberX trip, according to TechCrunch. The only difference is that there’s an extra €4 fee for the bike rack.

On Wednesday, Uber announced it had raised $3.5 billion from Saudi Arabia in one of the largest funding rounds for the company in its history.

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