Connecting your Clipper card to your account

Clipper is the all-in-one transit card for the Bay Area, and is your key to unlock Bay Wheels. Unlocking never deducts from your Clipper cash value, serving only as your access key. Link your Bay Wheels membership to your Clipper card and make the transition from transit to bike a breeze.

From the Bay Wheels Website

  1. Visit your Profile Page
  2. Go to Membership Details and click "Link Clipper card"
  3. Enter your Clipper card number

In Lyft app

  1. Open the Menu
  2. Tap View Profile
  3. Tap the Transit Card option under the Linked Accounts section
  4. Enter your Clipper card number
  5. Happy Riding!

In Bay Wheels app

  1. Click on your profile
  2. In the “Linked Accounts” section click “Add Clipper card”
  3. Happy Riding!

How it works

  • Ebike - tap your Clipper card on the card reader located on the back of the rear wheel or to the card reader to the right of the bike you want to ride on the dock.
  • Classic - tap your Clipper card to the card reader to the right of the bike you want to ride on the dock.
  • Please Note: Your Clipper account and your membership are separate. Payment is deducted from the payment card you have attached on file with your Bay Wheels account, no deductions are ever made from your Clipper balance to use Bay Wheels.

Need a Clipper card?

  • Pick up a Clipper card in person from participating retailers – visit for a complete list of locations.
  • Or Bay Wheels members can follow the link below to request a Clipper card by mail. Allow 7 to 10 days to receive your card. Once it arrives, log into your Bay Wheels account to activate your Clipper card as your membership key.