BUSAN, South Korea — The Bicycle Service Center in Haeundae-gu, which had been closed during the cold winter months, reopened in early March.
The center, located along the Suyeong riverside under the Jwasuyeong-gyo Bridge (Suyeong Bridge No. 3) and next to Centum Middle School, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily until June and will be closed in July and then be reopened again from August to December.
Those wishing to rent a bike must provide identification and their contact information. Rentals are for one hour and there are currently 50 bikes available.
The center also offers free bike repairs* such as changing chains, brake cables, bike tires or tubes.
*Costs for parts are not included.
Haeundae-gu will operate a used bicycle market from April. Anyone wishing to sell their bike may bring it to the center where it will be repaired and sold free of charge. Bikes that remain unsold after six months may be donated with the owner’s consent.
You can view other free bicycle rental shops in Busan at english.busan.go.kr/04transportation/10_03.jsp.
Source: Busan City News