The new OV-fiets. Now at bicycle storage areas!
At various stations from 15 April, passengers who are renting an OV-fiets for the last leg of their journey may encounter the new OV-fiets. A total of 1000 bicycles have been distributed across the Netherlands. Among other places, Deventer, Tilburg, Utrecht Jaarbeurszijde and Amsterdam Centraal stations have been provided with new bicycles. NS now offers the OV-fiets at approximately 278 locations in total.
The most important improvements to the new bicycle are:
- a lightweight aluminium with an integrated headlight
- an improved adjustable saddle
- a more spacious baggage rack.
Following this initial delivery, more new OV-fiets bicycles will be made available in order to meet customer demand.
Bicycle test: passengers satisfied with new model
The bicycles were supplied based on the OV-fiets test that was conducted in October with our passengers. Participants in the test thought that the new bicycle was stable, comfortable, easy to steer and easy to pedal. Many testers also thought that the bicycle's design was attractive.
OV-fiets: the convenient rental bicycle
OV-fiets is a convenient rental bicycle that you can use to continue your journey. You can use the OV-fiets to travel from door to door. The OV-fiets is quick and easy to rent, without a deposit or proof of identity. The costs are charged automatically after rental.