13.05.2022

nextbike Members Can Go Multimodal for Less with Enterprise Car Club

Enterprise Car Club and nextbike are forging a partnership where members of one can join the other at a discounted rate. We have come together in this as we each champion sustainable mobility. We know that the shared mobility services we provide reduce emissions, improve localised air quality and reduce congestion. By collaborating, we hope our members will find it easier to make multimodal journeys leaving the greenest footprint (or tyre print) they can. The ECC Member Offer for nextbik...

08.04.2022

Free Rides for Students & Staff!

Free Rides for Students & Staff! Commuting to work or university with 2 wheels not only saves nearly 300 kg of CO2 per year, but that little bit of exercise can burn over 200 calories and boosts your overall mood. The best part is you don’t even need your bike to start! Stirling University students and staff are eligible for a free annual membership, which means the first 30 minutes of every ride is free, with every 30 minutes thereafter just 50p! Simply downlo...

14.02.2022

Ride with us for a Week of Love!

Valentine’s Day can be much more than sappy love stories and romcoms. This year, we want to celebrate caring and being together - with each other, yourself, nature, and beyond. And nothing celebrates togetherness for #ValentinesDay like riding together! Why not spend it with someone you care for on a bike while building great memories? ⁣ ⁣ Use the code lovebike from 14.02 until 20.02 to get 2 X 30 free minutes for yourself and someone you enjoy the most!

13.01.2022

Roll into the new year with our fast and refreshed fleet

 We're back  It was our resolution to get Stirling nextbikes tuned up and ready for 2022, and we’re excited to check it off our list. Nextbikes are rolling back onto the street and are ready to rent and ride today. We also took this winter pause to make your ride clear and easy by removing stations that are no longer available. All the stations you see around Stirling are now active official stations, and you can always check your in-app map to find the one nearest to you.&n...

24.12.2021

Partnership gears up to help reduce cycle crime in Cardiff

A new partnership between 19 organisations has been established in a bid to reduce high rates of cycle crime in Cardiff. Officials hope the newly-formed Cardiff Cycle Crime Reduction Partnership (CCCRP) will help to tackle problems including bicycle thefts and vandalism across the city. Organisations taking part in the initiative include South Wales Police, Cardiff Council, Welsh Government, Vale of Glamorgan Council, and bike share operator nextbike. Last month, nextbike was forc...

09.12.2021

Winter Pause for Stirling nextbikes

While the weather outside is still frightful, we thought we’d take this chance to make our bikes even better for you for the spring. From Friday, December 10th to Monday, January 17th, nextbikes will be taken off the streets to be cleaned and serviced. We hope many of you will be cosy inside for warm holiday traditions but if you are planning to travel during this time, please keep in mind that nextbikes will not be available to rent. Important Questions & Answers: When will t...

27.10.2021

Stirling Bikes are Back - With Reduced Availability

Even hardened aluminium needs love sometimes. After being temporarily pulled from service for routine maintenance, nextbikes are back and ready to rent in Stirling. We also took this brief hiatus to adjust the station network and focus on those with the highest usage. This means the now-shinier nextbikes will be available at most hot spots but the total number of stations has been affected. Current open stations are: Wallace High School Old Stirling Bridge Causewayhead Rou...

26.08.2021

Cardiff is Going Electric

English Below - Bydd e-feiciau OVO ar gael i'w llogi o ddydd Iau 26 Awst English Below - Oeddech chi'n gwybod bod e-feiciau OVO yn dod i Gaerdydd? Gan ddechrau ddydd Iau 26 Awst, bydd 50 o e-feiciau OVO ar gael i'w llogi mewn chwe gorsaf e-feiciau newydd! Yn sgil yr ehangiad hwn, nid yn unig y byddwch yn gallu manteisio ar effeithlonrwydd trydanol i fynd o gwmpas, ond bydd Bro Morgannwg a Chaerdydd yn cael eu dwyn ynghyd mewn un rhwydwaith e-feiciau OVO. 'Nawr, ar gyfer eich holl anghenio...

03.08.2021

OVO Energy launches Green Route bike tour of eco friendly stores

Arbed, Ailddefnyddio ac Ailgylchu drwy Seiclo: OVO Energy yn lansio taith y ‘Llwybr Gwyrdd’ o amgylch siopau ecogyfeillgar Mae beiciau Caerdydd a Bro Morgannwg yn troi’n wyrdd heddiw, wrth gyhoeddi mai OVO Energy yw prif noddwr newydd cynllun rhannu beiciau nextbike, gyda’r nod o gefnogi teithio sy’n ystyrlon o’r amgylchedd yn yr ardal. I ddathlu lansio’r OVO Bikes a hyrwyddo ffyrdd mwy cynaliadwy o fyw, mae’r cyflenwr ynni wedi mynd ati ...

26.07.2021

OVO Energy launches Green Route bike tour of ecofriendly stores

Reduce, Re-use, ReCYCLE: OVO Energy launches ‘Green Route’ bike tour of eco-friendly stores The bikes of Glasgow are today turning green today, as OVO Energy is unveiled as the new title sponsor of nextbike's bike share scheme in support of environmentally-friendly travel in the city. To celebrate the OVO Bikes and champion more sustainable travel options, the green power supplier has partnered with famous Scot and Radio 1 DJ, Arielle Free, to curate the OVO ...

26.07.2021

Report a lost bike in Cardiff and Penarth

 Report a lost bike in Cardiff and Penarth - and raise money for local good cause at the same time Nextbike is encouraging the public to report any lost bikes they see while the system is temporarily shut down, with money up for grabs for a local good cause for each one that is found. Cardiff and Penarth’s popular bike share scheme has been temporarily suspended for two weeks from Tuesday July 20 - August 3 to allow the bikes to undergo a summer refresh. And while nextb...

26.07.2021

Free rides as nextbike welcomes OVO Energy as new scheme sponsor in Glasgow

Free rides as nextbike welcomes OVO Energy as new scheme sponsor in Glasgow Glasgow’s popular nextbike scheme has today unveiled OVO Energy as its new sponsor in the city - with a week of free rides and the launch of a new green route of the city to celebrate. The three-year-deal will see Glasgow’s nearly 1,000 strong standard fleet of nextbikes turned green for the duration, with OVO Energy’s eye-catching branding proudly displayed on the city’s bikes - which w...

13.07.2021

Fresh new look for Cardiff and Penarths nextbikes this summer

Golwg newydd ar feiciau Nextbike Caerdydd a Phenarth yr haf hwn Mae cynllun rhannu beiciau poblogaidd Caerdydd a Phenarth, a weithredir gan Nextbike, yn paratoi i gyflwyno beiciau â golwg newydd yr haf hwn. Am bythefnos o ddydd Mawrth 20 Gorffennaf bydd Nextbike yn tynnu’r beiciau oddi ar y strydoedd dros dro er mwyn eu hadnewyddu. Caiff y beiciau eu hailwampio cyn mynd yn ôl ar y strydoedd ddydd Mawrth 3 Awst. Cyn bo hir byddant yng nghwmni fflyd o 50 o e-feicia...

12.07.2021

Fresh new look for Glasgow bikes this summer

Fresh new look for Glasgow’s bikes this summer Glasgow’s popular bike share scheme, operated by nextbike, is getting ready for a fresh new look this summer. To allow the refresh to take place, nextbike will be operating a temporarily reduced service from Monday July 12 - Monday July 26, while the city’s standard bikes are revamped before being put back out on the streets. And to celebrate the return of the full fleet on July 26, nextbike will be offering free rid...

07.07.2021

Station network adjustments for Cardiff

Station network adjustments for Cardiff’s nextbike scheme Low levels of usage across six nextbike stations in Cardiff will see them temporarily relocated to high demand sites over the next few weeks. Following a review of the popular bike share network, nextbike has said it will relocate the six poorly-performing stations and redistribute the equipment to areas that see higher demand. Stations in Wilson Road and at Western High School will be affected, along with Pwllmelin R...

01.07.2021

Free Bikes for Stirling Residents through Bike Share

Update: Free rides extended until 31/07/2021. FREE NEXTBIKE STIRLING RIDES INITIATIVE EXTENDED UNTIL JUNE A popular initiative making nextbike journeys free for Stirling residents has been extended until July 2021. Since being introduced last summer to encourage safe active travel during the pandemic, locals have made over 20,000 trips and clocked up more than 38,000 km around the city. Supported by Forth Environment Link and Cycling Scotland, th...

30.06.2021

Santander Cycles MK offer to run for the next two months in Milton Keynes

 Update 30/06/2021: Free rides extended until 31/07/2021 How to sign up:Download the 'nextbike' app to register (available on iOS and Android). Alternatively, you can do it on the website.Choose Milton Keynes as 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 t...

24.05.2021

Take part in the Worlds Biggest Bike Ride

Take part in the World’s Biggest Bike Ride! Nextbike are supporting Cycling UK, who is giving everyone a great reason to get out on their bikes, to celebrate the joys of cycling, and to get as many people as we can to ride on one day. Why not give it a go? From roadies to mountain bikers, city commuters to family groups, the fit to the not so fit, cyclists from across the country will be getting outside and riding to celebrate the bike and the joy of riding. It's not about d...

11.05.2021

Public can have their say on Penarth e-bike scheme expansion

Nextbike’s popular e-bike scheme in Penarth is set to expand with new docking stations in Dinas Powys – and the public have been asked where they would most like to see them installed. When the fleet of 50 e-bikes and five stations was launched in November last year thanks to funding from The Vale of Glamorgan Council, it became the first public electric bike share scheme in Wales. Now thanks to its success, funding has been made available to expand the scheme into Dinas Po...

27.04.2021

Swansea celebrates 50,000 Santander Cycle Journeys

PRIFYSGOL ABERTAWE’N DATHLU 50,000 O DEITHIAU AR FEICIAU SANTANDER Mae Prifysgol Abertawe'n dathlu'r ffaith bod cynllun rhannu beiciau Santander wedi cyrraedd carreg filltir 50,000 o deithiau. Mae'n profi bod y cynllun wedi mynd o nerth i nerth yn y ddinas ers iddo gael ei lansio yn 2018. Mae'r cynllun cyfleus a fforddiadwy, a gynhelir ledled y ddinas gan y darparwr rhannu beiciau blaenllaw nextbike, ar y cyd â Santander a Phrifysgol Abertawe, wedi bod yn boblogaidd ymhlith...

12.04.2021

Have you seen an abandoned nextbike

  If you see an abandoned nextbike nearby, please let us know by calling our customer service team via the app. Alternatively, you can contact us via social media with the bike number and location and we will flag this to the local service team. Thank you for your help!

04.12.2020

nextbike giving meals for wheels this festive period

To redeem the 50% OFF membership at £30 use the code "FareShare" within your nextbike account. Thanks to your help we will be able to donate up to 60 meals per membership.  For more information on the campaign, visit www.nextbike.co.uk/en/nextbikeforcharity Don't know how to redeem a code? Click here.  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Leadi...

16.11.2020

First public e-bike scheme in Wales launched in Penarth

Wales' first public electric bike share scheme has launched in Penarth. A fleet of 50 e-bikes and five stations were launched, by global bike share operator nextbike, with funding from the Vale of Glamorgan Council who received numerous requests from the public to introduce its own scheme. This was based on the success of the nextbike cycle hire scheme in Cardiff; in just two years the Cardiff e-bike scheme has clocked up more than 892,525 rentals. E-bikes are similar to normal bi...

19.10.2020

Highest rentals return in Swansea after Covid shutdown

Nextbike makes record-breaking rentals return in Swansea after three-month Covid shutdown Leading bike share firm nextbike has made a record-breaking return to the streets of Swansea after the Covid-19 pandemic saw the scheme shut down earlier this year. The Santander Cycles Swansea scheme recorded its highest ever rentals in August, with 3,327 - a milestone which was promptly broken in September, when 3,738 rentals were made. That’s an increase of 330 per cent on September 2019&...

21.09.2020

Cycle scheme is extended after 'phenomenal' response

Almost 10,200 rentals were made during August, according to officials - the highest monthly total the scheme has seen since it was launched by bike share operator nextbike UK in 2016. Krysia Solheim, nextbike UK managing director, said: “We had already seen a tremendous uptake of the free rides scheme in July, so to see that strengthened during August to make it our best month ever is phenomenal. "It hopefully shows that the people of Milton Keynes are keen to turn these positive...

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’...

30.06.2020

Swansea Re-opening

 Bydd beicwyr yn Abertawe yn ôl ar y cyfrwy o 1af Gorffennaf yn dilyn penderfyniad i ailagor cynllun rhannu beiciau poblogaidd y Brifysgol. Wedi’i gynnal gan nextbike  mewn cydweithrediad â Santander a Phrifysgol Abertawe cafodd y cynllun beiciau, sydd â thros 70 o feiciau, ei gau ym mis Mawrth o ganlyniad i bandemig Coronafeirws. Bydd ailagor y cynllun yn cyd-fynd ag ailagor canol dinas Abertawe yn raddol meddai rheolwyr ym maes twristiaeth. Lans...

29.05.2020

Free cycling memberships up for grabs for Cardiff key workers

Updated: 29/05/2020 With support from Cardiff University, we are extending the original 500 free one-month memberships to all the essential workers and the NHS in Cardiff during the month of 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.essential.cardiff@gmail.com and we’ll send you a voucher code.Ride safe, Original: 05/05/2020Note: If you are a member of the N...

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 ...

14.04.2020

An important message from nextbike

Update: 14/04/2020 Click here for more information about Memberships for the NHS & essential workers.Recommendations and cleaning measures.   Update: 18/03/2020 Dear nextbiker, We know there’s lots of uncertainty out there around coronavirus (COVID-19) and the impact it is having in the UK, as well the rest of the world. Here at nextbike UK, we’re working hard behind the scenes to understand and prepare for the potential effect it could have on ...

06.04.2020

Free bike hire for Hillingdon's NHS workers

Updated: 29/05/2020 Thanks to the support from our partners we are extending our original offer an additional month (end of June) to keep you moving. Ride safe. Updated: 01/05/2020 Thanks to the support from our partners we are extending our original offer an additional month to keep you moving. Stay safe. Original post: 06/04/2020  Bike share pioneers nextbike today joined forces to offer 100 free memberships to NHS staff at Hillingdon Hospital as th...

02.04.2020

Free bike hire for Forth Valley's Key Workers

 Updated: 01/05/2020 Thanks to the support from our partners we are extending our original offer an additional month to keep you moving. Stay safe.  Original post: 02/04/2020 Forth Environment Link and Recyke-a-Bike have joined forces with Cycling Scotland to make the region’s two bike share schemes, nextbike and Forth Bike, free to key workers during April. 100 free memberships are being made availab...

11.02.2020

ScottishPower revealed as sponsor for first fleet of e-bikes

ScottishPower will sponsor nextbike’s first fleet of e-bikes in Glasgow as part of its Zero Carbon Communities (ZCC) campaign to help support communities to deliver on climate change. The fleet of 63 bikes and 21 stations was launched by nextbike in the city last year. More than 6,600 journeys have already been made on the city’s e-bikes in their first four months and the new ScottishPower sponsorship will help to raise the scheme’s profile and increase use. Based on ...

17.01.2020

Embrace the outdoors

Leading bike share firm nextbike is encouraging its customers to get moving and embrace the outdoors this month as a way of keeping healthy and active during the winter. nextbike’s #optnextbike campaign is an initiative to get [x]’s residents reaping the benefits of spending time in the great outdoors and incorporating activity into their daily lives. In conjunction with the scheme, the firm is offering one 2-hours free cycling voucher to each customer who photographs thems...

28.11.2019

Penarth to get first public e-bike share scheme in Wales

The Vale Council has set aside funding to pilot the first fully electric bike share scheme in Wales. Following the success of the nextbike cycle hire scheme in Cardiff, which has recorded more than 548,000 rentals since its launch in 2018, the Vale Council has received requests for a similar system. In response to these requests, as well as in recognition of the potential benefits to the community and environment, nextbike, the UK’s leading bike share scheme provider, will implem...

21.11.2019

SANTANDER CYCLES MK CELEBRATES RELAUNCH WITH FREE HIRE OFFER IN 2020

Milton Keynes residents are set to benefit from more than 40,000* hours of free cycling to celebrate the relaunch of the town in 2020’s popular Santander Cycles MK scheme by leading bike share provider nextbike. A fleet of 500 new bikes will be launched across Milton Keynes as part of a revamp of the scheme. Approximately 300 bikes will be available by the end of November, with the remaining 200 bikes expected to be in place by early next year. In addition, a further six new docking s...

15.11.2019

The festive season is for (bike) sharing

Leading bike share firm nextbike is enlisting the people of the UK to decide which charity should receive its annual festive donation. As the holidays are a time for giving, nextbike will be donating half of its £10 monthly membership from every subscription purchased during this period as part of its nextbike For Charity campaign.  nextbike now wants members  of the public to nominate their favourite local charity by November 24 to make the charities eligible for a financial donation...

04.11.2019

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...

31.10.2019

nextbike’s top tips on embracing the winter this year

With nights drawing in, nextbike is encouraging its customers to embrace the change in weather by offering its top tips for staying safe while travelling to work, school or home during the winter months. Winter can deter people from outdoor activities, however nextbike UK MD Krysia Solheim, said she truly believes that cycling can be an all-weather activity and that customers can still enjoy themselves in the colder temperatures. “Although the weather is cooler, the huge health b...

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...

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 ...

03.07.2019

nextbike provides ‘Bikes For All’ as scheme celebrates community

Leading bike share provider nextbike will be celebrating getting the community on its bike in Glasgow this weekend with the ‘Bikes For All’ social inclusion scheme.The event, which takes place in Glasgow on June 29 at Bike For Good’s community hub in Haugh Road, will showcase a variety of free activities to encourage the community to get pedalling, including live music, nextbike trials and signups for locals to enjoy and get involved in.Bikes For All is a Glasgow-centric partne...

24.06.2019

nextbike calls for Glasgow cyclists to donate bike inner tubes for Malawian charity partnership

A leading bike share firm is calling for help from Glasgow’s cycling community as it introduces a new partnership with an upcycling charity in Malawi. nextbike, which last month announced the addition of seven new stations in Glasgow in the upcoming year, will be supporting Cycle of Good, a social enterprise based in Chilomoni Township, Malawi with a plea for donations of bicycle wheel inner tubes. These will then provide materials to create upcycled products which are then sold to su...

06.06.2019

On your bike for a bargain! Stirling to receive new nextbike initiative to support local shoppers

Leading bike share firm nextbike is launching a UK-first in Stirling this week as it rewards people for using pedal power to support local shopping in the city. nextbike’s Shop Local campaign will give people free cycling as an incentive for opting for a sustainable form of travel while supporting local vendors. The Stirling nextbike scheme, which has clocked up over 150,000km since its launch in 2014, is the first to receive the initiative in the UK. The campaign consists o...

30.05.2019

nextbike Cardiff celebrates its first anniversary

Leading bike share firm nextbike celebrated its first anniversary in Cardiff last week (May 24) after an impressive year in the capital.  With over 360,000 bikes rented and 575,000 km cycled across the city, nextbike Cardiff is one of the most successful schemes in the UK. The scheme has over 46,000 customers who use it regularly for daily commutes, as a leisure activity and to improve health. It is set to double this summer with 500 additional bikes and 38 new stations. Krys...

16.05.2019

This is where dozens of new nextbike stations will be in Cardiff

Another 500 bikes will also be coming to the capital Nextbike have announced where dozens of new docking stations will be placed in Cardiff .The bike scheme is adding 38 new stations to the capital this year and is bringing 500 extra bikes.The company, which is celebrating its first anniversary in Cardiff, said the plans are to keep up with growing demand. Now a common sight in the city centre, the new stations will also expand the network further out across Cardiff - includi...

08.05.2019

Cardiff doctors to prescribe free bike hire to patients

Bike hire will be available for free on prescription, as part of a new pilot scheme at GP surgeries. Cardiff and Vale health board said, as of Wednesday, GPs at two practices in the capital could refer patients. Doctors can prescribe six months of nextbike membership for people who need to do more exercise or lose weight. Public health consultant Dr Tom Porter said it was "one of the easiest ways to reduce your risk of ill health while building your cardiovascular fitness". T...