Nextbike Stirling fleet to be upgraded to smart bikes through new Santander partnership

Existing nextbike Stirling fleet to be replaced with Santander branded ‘smart bikes’ New bikes come with 8 gears and smart features including improved GPS tracking, improved security and locking mechanisms Nextbike Stirling bike stations, website and app will all feature Santander Cycles branding Nextbike, which has operated Stirling’s bike share scheme since 2014, has announced that it is expanding its partnership with Santander and will be replacing the existing bike share fleet w...


Get Ready for Upgraded nextbikes in Stirling!

Although it’s a bit late for spring changes this year, we still have some nice updates for nextbikes in Stirling. Starting on Monday, July 4th, the bikes will have a new look, new functionalities, and a new process to rent and return them. Thanks to our wonderful partners Santander, the University of Stirling, Forth Environment Link, and Stirling Council, the Stirling fleet will be temporarily receiving modern nextbike smart bikes from the Santander Cycles Milton Keynes scheme on loan ...


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...


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!


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...


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...


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...