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London bike hire scheme sees ‘record-breaking’ year

London’s cycle hire scheme has achieved a ‘record-breaking’ year with more than 10.5 million journeys made using Santander Cycles in 2018. There was an average of 29,500 hires each day, the highest daily average since the scheme started in 2010. Will Norman, London’s walking and cycling commissioner, said: “Santander Cycles …

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Turning sharers into buyers

Bike sharing has become increasingly prevalent over the past few years. As it continues to burgeon, the big question is whether this concept – specifically the dockless bike share – should be considered a threat or an opportunity. Getting bums on saddles has always been a priority for the industry, …

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Latest Santander Cycles hire bike wins big in Friedrichshafen

The latest Santander Cycles hire bike has won a gold award at Eurobike, the world’s most important cycle trade show. The award was presented on Sunday night in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The bike is made by Pashley Cycles of Stratford upon Avon. The Pashley bike won in the “Special Purpose Bike" …

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Meet the couple pushing ‘Sadiq Cycles’ to their limits…

In October 2017, Transport for London and creator Pashley unveiled the latest generation of docked city bikes to be utilised in the future of London’s cycling infrastructure. The bikes, which have since garnered copious amounts of both praise and criticism – given the constraints of the first-generation bikes – were …

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