Glasgow gets ready for an eBike revolution

Glasgow gets ready for an eBike revolutionAndy Walker03 October 2018 Glasgow City Council has pledged to match a near-£180,000 funding award from Transport Scotland to help kick start the city’s eBike revolution. The cash grant from Transport Scotland will ensure that 63 electrically-assisted eBikes can now be introduced into Glasgow as part of the city’s increasingly popular nextbike hire bike scheme. To ensure that essential infrastructure is in place to allow ...


Another 27 Nextbike locations have been announced for Cardiff

The bike-sharing scheme has been hugely popular since the first bikes were installed earlier this yearCardiff's popular bike-sharing scheme is expanding again with 27 new locations announced. It means the scheme is more than doubling in size. Currently there are 25 stations, which is increasing to 52 on September 3. New docking stations will be installed in Llandaff, Grangetown, Heath, and Ely, as well as several around Cardiff University. A new station will also be created at the Wales Mil...



Forget the latest UK winner of the Tour de France – Glasgow has its own biking champion.   As the United Kingdom celebrated Geraint Thomas’ triumphant Tour de France win last week, nextbike, the world’s most extensive bike-share operator, marked its half a millionth journey in Glasgow.   An incredible 1,125,000km have been clocked up on the nextbike Glasgow fleet since its launch in 2014 – the equivalent of cycling 28 times around the equator.   The 5...


You can now rent a 'Boris bike' in Guildford from the University of Surrey

The bike-sharing scheme could be rolled out to the rest of the town.   Guildford’s first ‘Boris bikes’ are now available at the University of Surrey for people to rent and use.   You can rent a bike from the university campus, travel with it and use it for however long you want (as long as you pay for the time), and return it to a bike rack at the university.   The bike-share scheme operated by nextbikes charges pay-as-you-go rider...


Swansea University Launches Region’s First Community Bikeshare Scheme

Swansea University staff, students, local businesses and members of the community have joined Vice-Chancellor Richard B Davies and Santander Universities UK Director Matt Hutnell to officially launch the start of a brand new bikesharing scheme for the city.   Swansea now joins London and Milton Keynes, with Brunel soon to follow, to become one of four Santander backed bikeshare schemes. Santander Cycles Swansea was made possible following Swansea University’s fantastic win in the S...


First wave of nextbikes arrive in Cardiff

  First wave of nextbikes arrive in Cardiff   The world’s most extensive bikeshare operator - nextbike - has arrived in Cardiff with the first installation of five docking stations and 50 bicycles which will go live on March 26th.   The media will have the opportunity to ride the bicycles for the first time at an event at County Hall on March 26th at 11am.   The full launch of the scheme will take place in May when 25 stations and 250 bikes will be installed. Thi...


nextbike revealed as West Midlands bikeshare operator

nextbike revealed as West Midlands bikeshare operator   The world’s most extensive bike-share operator, nextbike, is bringing 5,000 bicycles to the West Midlands after being chosen to operate the UK’s largest docked bike-share scheme outside of London.   Transport for West Midlands announced the news today (Tuesday March 20) alongside West Midlands Mayor Andy Street and the West Midlands Combined Authority. The landmark scheme will bring 50 jobs to the region, with post...


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World Pipe Band Championships

1 HOUR FREE ... nextbike UK are offering all visitors to the popular World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow a one hour free bike rental with the code 977897. Enter the code into your account in the voucher section - hurry though, offer runs out on the 14th of September 2015. Instructions to claim are below: 1. Register at www.nextbike.co.uk (if not already a user) 2. Login to your account online, click 'Vouchers' 3. Enter code 977897 and click rede...


nextbike passport

*Local rental rates apply I'm going to throw a bold statement into the mix and say that cycling is the best way to explore a city. And luckily for you nextbike is available in many cities all over the world. If you're a registered nextbike customer you can use nextbikes* all over the world without having to re-register!! This is just a few of the cities you can zoom around in: Berlin Munich Hamburg Frankfurt Riga Auckland Christchurch Warsaw Dubai Budapest Zagr...


Bike Week

Here at nextbike UK we love the fact there is a whole week dedicated to Bikes! There are some amazing activities, events and promotions happening all in the name of cycling. To show our love for Bike Week and yourselves we're giving you one hour free hire of a nextbike with the code 177217. To claim your free hour: Register at www.nextbike.co.uk (if not already a user) Login to your account online, click 'Vouchers' Enter code 177217 and click redeem


Big Commuter Challenge

'Old habits die hard' as they say. This certainly applies to lots of people when it comes to commuting habits.. and cars. Well here's your ticket to a happier commute. About the Travelwest Big Commuting Challenge The challenge aims to get more people to try changing the way they travel to work and encourage people to walk, cycle, motor cycle, lift-share and use public transport.. anything but driving! Anyone who works in Bristol, North Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset and Sout...


Cycle Leader Vacancy

We're looking for someone energetic to run our monthly nextbike meet in Bath, Glasgow and Stirling. And also be involved in some ad hoc marketing. If you enjoy the company of others, have a little free time to spare and can ride a bike then get in touch. The idea of the nextbike meet is to get fellow nextbike members together, go for a cycle ride and enjoy a great experience. The activity will change every month so you will also get to enjoy something new each time. Check out our...


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1000 Rides.. Including Loch Lomond!

Our Glasgow scheme has got off to a fantastic start with well over 1,000 rentals in the first week! It's been great to watch so many people registering and using the system, for all sorts of reasons - from business trips, to leisurely rides. Our Facebook and Twitter accounts have been very busy with lots of people giving us feedback and letting us know where they have been on their nextbike. The highlight for us was a photo sent from a couple of riders who pedalled to Loch Lomond and back - a...


Glasgow Scheme Launch -24th June

We are pleased to confirm that nextbike Glasgow will go live on 24th June. Until then you will see our stations popping up all over city. Check out the station map to see where your nearest nextbike will be. And remember, sign up before the 30th June to claim your 50% discount saving £30.


nextbike in Bath - Launch Parade

Join us at the Launch Parade on June 17th as we celebrate the official opening of our new scheme in the beautiful city of Bath. For more details and to register, please visit the event page: https://nextbikeinbath.eventbrite.co.uk


nextbike in Stirling

We're delighted to announce that nextbike is rolling in to the beautiful historic city of Stirling, the gateway to the highlands and former capital city of Scotland. The project was initiated and supported by Forth Environment Link, a locally based charity supporting new community ideas. We look forward to being involved with this exciting, community-led initiative. The scheme launch date is yet to be announced. If you would like more information about the scheme, including business ...


Pre-registration start

Pre-registration started on 05th of April 2014. Register now and get 50% discount on your annual subscription. Glasgow City Council setting up for the Scottish bike show 2014 @ the Sir Hoy Velodrome…Nextbike information and special 50% deal available from the stand, come find us this weekend.