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...

25.09.2015

Our 1st Birthday!

It seems like only yesterday that we were preparing to make history in Stirling with a big launch party - time passes so quickly! If you've still not had an opportunity to get on the bikes and enjoy a little hurl around Stirling then now is your chance. To celebrate our 1st Birthday we're offering 1hr FREE hire to all our Stirling fans with code 516851. HOW TO CLAIM YOUR 1 HOUR FREE CODE: 1. Register at www.nextbike.co.uk (if not already a user) 2. Login to your account online, cli...

14.08.2015

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...

15.07.2015

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...

17.06.2015

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

24.02.2015

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...

05.11.2014

Our Halloween #spokymorphs

23.09.2014

Making History in Stirling

On Monday 29th September at 12:30 Minister for Transport Keith Brown will cut the ribbon, officially declaring the nextbike Stirling scheme open - all to the sound of Scottish music and no doubt excitable cheers as we hand out free 3 week subscription trials to everyone that comes to watch the spectacle. Come and be part of the History Making. For more details about the event and to let us know you're coming please visit our Facebook Event Page.

23.09.2014

Station locations revealed

Our demonstration station at the Train Station is the only rack showing on the map at the moment. But it won't be lonely for long as it will soon be off back to London and will replaced by 11 sparkly new ones. Use the map below to see where we are busy installing stations and find out where your nearest one is.

03.07.2014

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...

15.06.2014

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.

28.05.2014

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

12.05.2014

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 ...

04.04.2014

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.