A station-less bikeshare. Pickup and drop off anywhere. 🚲

#2 Product of the DayMarch 11, 2017
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Ryan Hoover
Ryan HooverHunterPro@rrhoover Β· Founder, Product Hunt
I've seen other bikesharing services which all require you to pickup and return your bike at specific stations. Spin just launched in Austin for SXSW (good timing πŸ‘πŸΌ).
Taha Maddam, CFA
Taha Maddam, CFA@tahatayyab
@rrhoover Well yes, but their tagline "bike sharing, reinvented" is not true. They are simply copying the successful bike sharing model of Chinese companies like Mobike, Offo and alike.
Derrick Ko
Derrick KoMakerHiring@derrickko
πŸ‘‹ thanks @rrhoover! Hey everyone, I'm Derrick, one of the co-founders of Spin. We're solving the last mile transportation problem (https://medium.com/adventures-in...), and station-less bikeshare is our first stab at it! Happy to answer any questions you have here πŸ™Œ
orliesaurus@orliesaurus Β· Lasers handler
@derrickko Where the bikes at in ATX?
Vinay Patankar
Vinay PatankarHiring@vinayp10 Β· CEO, Process Street, AngelPad Alum
I'm currently traveling in china and they have these everywhere it's a pretty awesome system. Their first iteration was the ones that need to be returned to the rack and these are their V2. In Ningbo there are already 2 competing companies. And or course they use WeChat to pay for them :)
Guy Houot
Guy Houot@guyhouot Β· Assitant Product Owner at Viadeo
@vinayp10 I am currently in Guangzhou, and in the town I have see three different company : Ofo, Bluegogo and Mobike.
carlos whitt
carlos whitt@car1os Β· Huckleberry @ Lyft
f'n awesome @derrickko
Alec Garcia
Alec Garcia@calialec Β· Coffee β˜•οΈ, code πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’», and travel ✈️.
Looking forward to trying this out in SF. I use Bay Area Bike Share all the time but sometimes having to leave it at the closest station near my destination is an inconvenience.