Post rental feedback
BRM handles bike damage (perhaps not as severe in the picture here!) by recognising it as something that might happen to your bikes during the course of rentals.
When a bike comes back from a rental there are really only 3 outcomes:
Before a reservation starts you're interested in pre-ride stuff like; extras, rider name, rider size etc. So those are the columns that BRM shows you right up until bike checkout:
(see the orange column selector lozenges)
However, once the bike is in the 'checked-out' stage you're more interested in post-ride stuff, like were there any problems. So BRM automatically changes the columns that are shown to let you provide any post-ride feedback: (and potentially mark as broken)
So what happens to bikes once you have recorded any problems?
Two things happen:
Here is what the mechanic's workflow section looks like: (here I've clicked on the battery icon - bikes with low batteries )
And how do you put bikes back into service?
When a mechanic performs a service on a bike, it is automatically put back into service (unticks the broken flag) , and any problems are archived. Please see this article for how to record a service.