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OVO Energy now title sponsor of nextbike’s bike share scheme in Glasgow

OVO Energy has been unveiled as the new title sponsor of nextbike’s bike share scheme in Glasgow. 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 branding displayed on the city’s bikes – which will now be known …

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Scotland’s bike-sharing schemes sparked ‘huge’ rise in lockdown cycling, report finds

Thousands of people across Scotland’s two largest cities took up cycling during lockdown as a result of coordinated bike-sharing initiatives, funded by the Scottish Government, a new report has found. Shared transport charity Collaborative Mobility UK (CoMoUK) said promotions in Glasgow and Edinburgh, which allowed users free time on a …

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Cycling UK calls on public to get pedalling in ‘World’s Biggest Bike Ride’

Cycling UK is calling on the British public to celebrate the joy of cycling in the World’s Biggest Bike Ride on 30th May. Supported by Evans Cycles, the event launches Bike Week, the annual celebration of cycling. In its first year in 2020, the World’s Biggest Bike Ride saw thousands of …

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Free nextbike Stirling rides initiative extended to June

An initiative making nextbike journeys free for Stirling residents has been extended until June 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 38,000km around the city. Supported by Forth Environment Link and Cycling …

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Co Bikes rolls out more e-bike stations across Exeter

Co Bikes has announced new electric bike stations in Exeter, set to help the city’s ambitions to become net carbon zero by 2030. “It’s great news that Co Bikes is expanding its network across the city and giving more and more people a viable alternative to using the car,” said …

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Public e-bike share scheme launches in Penarth

A new public electric bike-share scheme has been launched in Penarth by nextbike, thanks to funding from The Vale of Glamorgan Council. The fleet of 50 e-bikes and five stations was launched on 12th November. Vale Council received numerous requests from the public to introduce its own scheme following the …

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Glasgow’s free cycle hire offer extended to spring 2021

Glasgow’s free cycle hire offer is to be extended until spring 2021. Since the end of June and for an initial two month period, the first 30 minutes of standard nextbike cycle hire has been at no cost to the hirer. For casual users of the scheme, every rental under …

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Free bike share launches in Edinburgh and Glasgow

Free bike share will be provided in Edinburgh and Glasgow from today, 29th June, to encourage people to consider cycling for everyday journeys. Through Scottish Government funding, the cycle share initiative comes into effect as more COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, easing pressure on public transport and helping those who don’t …

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Free nextbike memberships offered to Cardiff’s key workers

Frontline workers in Cardiff will be able to use the city’s nextbike scheme for free following a joint venture between the operator and two of Cardiff’s universities. Nextbike, Cardiff University and Cardiff Metropolitan University have jointly funded the scheme to enable NHS workers and those offering critical support during the …

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