18.08.2020

Glasgow Saddles Up for Free Cycle Hire Offer

How to sign up: Download the 'nextbike' app to register (available on iOS and Android). Alternatively, you can do it on the nextbike website.Choose your city. Enter your phone number to receive a text with your account pin number. Don’t forget to accept T&Cs.Select ‘Menu’ (three dashes on the upper left corner).Select ‘Activate Account’.To activate your nextbike account you must complete the ‘Profile Fields’ and ‘Unlock Options’...

23.07.2020

Glasgow Updating Payment Details

Dear Glasgow users, This a reminder to update your payment details. To increase the security of your account, we have decided to change our payment processor. Please make sure to update your payment details before 30/07/2020 to continue using our service. You can do this by logging into your nextbike account in the app, website or hotline (020 8166 9851). Otherwise, your account will be deactivated. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at info@nextbike.co.uk, o...

23.07.2020

Glasgow sees surge in rentals and new customers during June as city emerged from lockdown

Glaswegians took to their bikes in almost record numbers in June, bike share operator nextbike has revealed. With 32,396 rentals, the scheme saw its second highest monthly rentals on record, despite many social distancing restrictions still being in place due to Covid 19. The highest recorded figure ever was in July 2019 with 32,410, which saw just 14 more rentals being made. Three daily records were hit since launch in 2014: 1611 on June 14th, 1716 on June 18th and 1938 on June 20th. ...

23.06.2020

12 new stations in Glasgow expansion!

Bike scheme hits one million hires as service continues to grow Glasgow’s hugely popular bike hire scheme has recorded one million hires just as a significant expansion of the service is about to go live. New stations have been installed at 12 points across the city taking the number of hire points spread across Glasgow to 79. As part of the expansion an additional 60 bikes are hitting the streets this week, with a further 60 due to arrive in the autumn, taking the total number o...

29.05.2020

Thousands of free Glasgow nextbike memberships and e-bike rides for NHS staff

Updated: 29/05/2020 With support from Glasgow City Council and Scottish Power we are offering 1,000 additional free one-month memberships in June to keep you moving. If you want to renew your membership for another month once your initial membership expires, please email us at nextbike.essentialworkers@gmail.com and we’ll send you a voucher code.Stay safe,Updated: 30/04/2020 With support from Glasgow City Council and Scottish Power we are offering 1,000 additional ...

03.04.2020

We are extending our offer to all designated key workers in Glasgow

Following the success of our NHS offer, we are happy to announce that we are extending our initial offer of 1,000 1 month free memberships to all designated key workers in Glasgow: If you are a member of the NHS in Glasgow click here to redeem your membership. If you are an essential worker, send us an email to nextbike.essentialworkers@gmail.com to get access to a free monthly membership. Stay safe,

11.02.2020

Glasgow expansion!

Glasgow’s popular bike share scheme will get 120 new bikes and 12 additional stations to encourage the city’s community to travel more sustainably across the city, operator nextbike has revealed. nextbike will be adding 12 stations to Glasgow’s streets this year - allowing users access to 79 stations across the city. Six will be placed in Low Emission Zones in March 2020 thanks to funding from Glasgow City Council, with the remaining six - funded by nextbike - to be instal...

29.01.2020

CitizenM gives a greener way to explore

Leading bike share firm nextbike has partnered with international hotel group citizenM to offer guests the opportunity to tour Glasgow in a greener way. Guests at citizenM’s Glasgow hotel, can now get reduced-rate access to nextbike’s fleet of 650 SMARTbikes thanks to the partnership, allowing them to explore the city on two wheels. The hotel’s guests can also see nextbike’s bike locations through the citizenM app, available to download for free via the App Stor...

19.12.2019

Operational Message - New Year

Dear nextbiker,Everyone looks forward to a few days of rest over the festive period - andour e-bikes are no exception. We'll be bringing them in out of the cold onDecember 24. But don't worry, they'll be back on the streets raring to goon January 4. Our standard bikes will still be available to use for thewhole of the festive period.If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact customerservice at info@nextbike.com or (0) 020 8166 9851.Have a great week!

08.11.2019

nextbike joins subway’s Upper Circle

Leading bike share provider nextbike is making sustainable travel in Glasgow more affordable than ever as it joins up to Glasgow Subway’s Smartcard loyalty scheme, The Upper Circle.  Subway Smartcard holders, who are also members of The Upper Circle, will now be able to purchase a discounted annual nextbike membership at the price of just £40, instead of scheme’s normal £60 membership. nextbike, which recently launched 63 e-bikes onto the streets of Glasgow...

04.11.2019

Operations Notice: Reopening Santander Cycles MK scheme

We’re pleased to announce that our new scheme is now live, and our upgraded fleet of new bikes and docking stations are available for you to use around Milton Keynes! Making your cycling experience top-notch is our utmost priority, so read on to find out more about what’s changed and to receive a voucher for your next rental. Here’s some important information about our new scheme:We've moved some docking stations and added new stations - check out the new m...

10.10.2019

nextbike keeps Uxbridge on its bike with new service provider

Leading bike share provider nextbike has partnered with a cycling charity in Uxbridge to keep its Santander Cycles Brunel University London scheme moving. Bikewise, will maintain and distribute the fleet of bicycles at the Brunel University London campus and for people in the wider community. The scheme, which was launched in March this year, has 50 bikes that will be serviced by Bikewise’s experienced team. nextbike UK managing director Krysia Solheim said the new local ser...

08.10.2019

Important information about the e-bikes

Important information about the e-bikes  How to:In order to filter for e-bikes you need to apply a bike filter. To find out which stations are electric, look at the station name in the app or website map. For more information, click here.  REGISTER: Register via app, website or hotline or simply click here. By joining, you will also be able to rent bikes in every nextbike city worldwideRENT: Rent via app, hotline or customer card. Open the nextbike ap...

02.10.2019

Autumn Campaign - 1 Membership, 3 Deals

To kick-start the Autumn, nextbike has teamed up with Brompton Bike Hire and Enterprise Car Club to bring their active members this amazing campaign. Make sure to contact nextbikeuk@nextbike.co.uk quoting the "Autumn Campaign" to benefit from the following offers*:  Brompton Bike Hire: Get a 80% OFF membershipEnterprise Car Club: Get a 50% OFF membership + £10 free driving creditnextbike: Get a 50% OFF membership For more information and Te...

30.09.2019

Stirling schools bike share scheme is 'UK first'

A school bike share scheme - claimed to be the first of its kind in the UK - has been launched in Stirling Its backers hope giving teenagers easy access to a free public bike scheme will "instil active travel habits".The project will involve 10 bikes stationed at each of three schools, with access to a further 160 stationed elsewhere in Stirling.Operator nextbike has dropped its normal policy that only over-18s can take out membership.Membership of the scheme will be free for pupils for the...

26.09.2019

nextbike’s new collaboration supports road safety

Leading bike share provider nextbike will donate a quarter of its annual and monthly memberships purchased during Road Safety Week 2019 (18-24 November) to its newest collaborator Brake, the road safety charity. The campaign will support road safety charity Brake in its efforts to promote safe cycling and support road crash victims across the UK. Each annual membership at £40 will see a £10 donation go to the charity, as well as a £2 donation for nextbike’s &pou...

12.09.2019

nextbike keeps Swansea cycling with new service provider

Leading bike share provider nextbike has announced a new partnership with an award-winning Wales-based cycling charity for its Swansea Santander Cycles scheme.BikeAbility Wales, which provides cycling opportunities for people of all abilities in the Swansea region, will maintain and distribute the fleet of bicycles at the Swansea University campus and for people in the wider community. The Santander Cycles scheme was launched by Swansea University in July last year following victory in the ...

19.04.2019

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter nextbikers!Enjoy 2 hours free cycling from April 19th - 22nd with the code: 166016 This code is valid for 120 minutes of cycling for up to 20 hours after redeeming. One per person.

25.02.2019

Six new nextbike stations added to Cardiff scheme as city gears up for larger expansion later this year

Cardiff’s leading bike share firm is adding to its 55 stations this week after impressive engagement from Cardiffian users. nextbike, which celebrates its one year anniversary in the capital this May, has begun its expansion by adding six stations to Cardiff, allowing users access to 1,000 bikes and 100 stations when the planned expansion is complete. The scheme’s expansion has developed from community engagement both on and offline, with Cardiffian nextbikers clocking up o...

06.02.2019

nextbike bids a fond farewell to Bath

Leading bike share provider nextbike will cease operating in Bath now that its five-year contract has ended. The bike share scheme launched in conjunction with Bath & North East Somerset Council in 2014 and was nextbike’s first fleet of bikes in the UK. nextbike MD, Krysia Solheim, said they would be sorry to leave but would be excited to see what the future holds for bike share in Bath. “As our first UK scheme in 2014, Bath will always have a special place in our ...

01.02.2019

Bike share trial starts in Wolverhampton

The first of 5,000 nextbikes will arrive on the City of Wolverhampton’s streets today (FRIDAY FEB 1) as the region’s first bike share scheme pilot gets underway. Twenty-five bikes and five stations will be launched in Wolverhampton as part of a trial ahead of a full launch in the West Midlands later this year. West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street, will be among the first to try out the bikes, along with volunteers who signed up to trial the landmark scheme. Five-thousand b...

11.01.2019

nextbike raises funds for UK charities

Four charities will get a slice of the pie this month after nextbikers across the UK raised almost £900 through the bike share firm’s annual charity campaign. In the run up to Christmas, nextbike halved the price of its annual subscription to just £30. And for every subscription sold, £15 was then donated to the charity of the customer’s choice. The organisation was chosen through public vote for the second year in a row as part of the firm’s festive...

08.01.2019

nextbike encourages its customers to Opt Outside this January

Leading bike share firm nextbike is encouraging its customers to get moving and ‘Opt Outside’ this month as a way of keeping healthy and active during the winter months. nextbike’s #OptOutside campaign is an initiative to customers reaping the benefits of spending time in the great outdoors and incorporating activity into their daily lives. To encourage customers to embrace the cooler temperatures, nextbike is offering discounted annual memberships for just £40 ...

02.01.2019

AdBike - Advertise your business with nextbike

  More and more organisations are now seeing the benefits of advertising their business with our AdBike product. Run advertising campaigns on the most appealing advertising medium in the world. What are the benefits to your company? Just to name a few… Collect countless leads in the  streets every day and around the clock.Reach the nextbike users directly: a particularly mobile and wealthy target group.Benefit from the positive image of bike sharing and place your...

21.12.2018

nextbike Survey

As part of our New Year resolution we would like to know more about yourself.Complete the survey and get a 2-hours free voucher code!

21.12.2018

Charity campaign

1) Sign Up as a nextbike customer2) Select a code to get an annual subscription for the halved price of £30, and we will donate £15 of it to either: ARC - Anna's Rescue Centre - 9874982 Wish Upon A Star - 742074Action on Hearing Loss Scotland - 838183Maggie's Cardiff -107810 Available throughout December only!Note: It is not possible to cancel your current subscription to take part in this initiative.

11.12.2018

Collaboration is key for Cardiff bike share success

An in-depth review into Cardiff’s bike share scheme has praised the collaboration between partners, as well as the people of Cardiff and the city itself, for its record-breaking success. With over 150,000 rentals since its launch in March, the scheme is nextbike’s most successful UK launch to date. Due to rising popularity, the firm recently announced that the Cardiff fleet will be increased to 1,000 bikes in 2019. So, in a city where previous bike share schemes had failed,...

05.12.2018

Cardiff nextbike scheme set to double in 2019

 Cardiff’s popular bike share scheme is set to double next year with an additional 500 bikes, operator nextbike has confirmed. The expansion will see an extra 65 docking stations added to the existing city-wide network, with up to 10 additional jobs being created to service the extended fleet. And nextbike bosses revealed ambitions to introduce accessibility bikes to the scheme as part of the expansion to improve access for people with disabilities. If successful, it would b...

19.10.2018

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 ...

23.08.2018

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...

14.08.2018

GLASWEGIANS CYCLE AROUND THE EQUATOR 28 TIMES

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...

07.08.2018

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...

06.07.2018

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...

26.03.2018

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...

21.03.2018

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...

15.09.2017

Sytsem Update

Please note that due to technical issues the bikes in Glasgow will be offline until 9:00am on Saturday, 16th September. Apologies for the inconvenience.