Rental Bikes Missing from Strasbourg Found in Casablanca

Rabat – Two Velhop rental bicycles, named after the eponymous Strasbourg bicycle rental company, were recently found in Casablanca.A photo, apparently taken in Casablanca, circulated on Moroccan media Facebook pages. In the photo can be seen a man carrying two Velhop bikes.Last year, a GPS chip placed on a bicycle helped the Casablanca police dismantle a large network of stolen bicycle smuggling months later, according to France Info.Velhop is the bicycle rental service established by the Eurometropolis of Strasbourg. Inaugurated on September 23, 2010, by Roland Ries, the mayor of Strasbourg, the service offers rental from one hour to one year.In 2016, Smoove, a French corporation, started an eco-friendly bike project in Marrakech. The Medina Bike project made 300 bikes available across ten bike stations for COP22.

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