About Spotcycle

Spotcycle™ is a free, fast and smart mobile application that maximizes your bike-sharing experience. Created by 8D Technologies, the technology partner of some of the most successful bike share schemes worldwide, Spotcycle is one of the handiest apps available on the market.

In addition to locating bike share stations, available bikes and docks, , the latest version of Spotcycle features a new, intuitive interface and improved directions.

Download Spotcycle for free for Android or iOS devices.

Keep up to date with Spotcycle news by following our blog, on Facebook, or on Twitter @Spotcycle.

Bike stations locations and status

  • Locate bike stations on the bike share system.
  • Automatically lists the stations closest to your current location, or customize the number of stations to display.
  • Detects your location to help you find the stations closest to you for available bikes and/or bike docks.

Bike and bike dock availability

  • Display the bike and bike dock availability for each bike station
  • Convenient pie chart icons indicate bike and bike dock availability
  • Search for stations by name, bike or bike dock availability
  • Displays the time of the last update
  • Search for stations by proximity to current location or to a place

Multi-city support

  • Spotcycle supports multiple bike share schemes and bike paths in cities worldwide. Refer to the full list here.

Bike paths

  • Toggle display of bike paths (where supported), bike stations or both with the layers feature
  • Displays bikes paths and lanes in supported cities

Local amenities

  • Optimize biking directions using an address, your current position, a bike station, or a point of interest
  • Search for local businesses


  • Save favorite places; use them as reference points for grouping stations.
  • Save and group your favorite bike stations for quick access

Timer and alarm

  • Keep track of your bike rental with a timer and alarm

Customized settings

  • Displays distances in metric or imperial
  • Choose and customize your map views and pins
  • Supports landscape mode
  • Available in English and French

Application support

  • Easy email access to contact Spotcycle team and supported bike share schemes (when available)


  • Android: Requires Android 4.0.3 (Gingerbread) or later
  • iOS: Requires iOS 8 or later; iPhone 4S or later; iPod 5th generation or later