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Electric bikes are hitting Denver roads for first time

DENVER — The first electric pedal-assist bike share program begins launches in Denver on Friday morning.

JUMP bikes launches in Denver and allows riders to find a bike with an app, unlock it with a code, ride to their destination, and then lock it up at another location.

The bikes cost $1 to start and then cost 15 cents a minute after five minutes.

Denver is the latest city for Uber’s bike company. It operates in Austin, Texas; Chicago; Washington; and San Francisco among other cities.