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LimeBike to remove bikes for winter, return to South Lake Tahoe next spring

Claire Cudahy, Tahoe Daily Tribune
September 29, 2017

On Oct. 15, LimeBike is scheduled to remove its 200 bikes from South Lake Tahoe, concluding the three-month pilot project that was the subject of much debate. Despite some backlash from the local community, usage data points to a successful launch—and LimeBike says it’s looking forward to returning next spring.

“As far as coming back, we are thinking some time mid-April or earlier, depending on weather,” said Nick Fong, new market launcher for LimeBike, a dock-less bike sharing company brought to the South Shore with the help of The League to Save Lake Tahoe.

Fong said launching in a smaller tourist market like South Lake Tahoe came with its share of challenges, including bikes left in weird locations and community uncertainty about the Bay Area start-up.

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