While most of us finally enjoy the Xmas break among their loved ones, our bikes are still busy carrying you from A to B. This winter there will be no winter break in any German cities. Moreover our bikes are perfectly equipped for the dark time of the year. There´s no such thing as bad weather, so get on our bikes and ride!
It's hard to believe that our latest photo shoot in the golden autumn is not that long ago. Meanwhile the cold weather arrived. On our Flickr account you can have a look at the latest results of the ECObike shootings in Leipzig and Hamm.
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The Basque metropolis Bilbao just got another sustainable public transport system. In the very north of Spain we - together with the transport company Sagalés - launched our currently biggest e-bike scheme Bilbaobizi which provides 450 e-bikes at 40 stations.In 2019 nextbike will further realize e-bike schemes in Germany and internationaly.
Together with the Student Union of the University of Hamm-Lippstadt we get those two cities on the bike. Especially around student hotspots but also around the city you can now rent and return bikes at official stations. Students get the first 60 minutes for free. How? Check it out.
Yesterday our new scheme started in Bonn. Over the next few weeks, 300 bikes will be made available at 20 stations. The fleet is to be expanded to 900 bikes with 7-speed gears at 100 stations, making it one of the five largest systems in Germany. Also in Bonn there will be, like already in Berlin or Cologne, a Flexzone. In October all users cycle the first 30 minutes per day free of charge. All existing customers of nextbike, for example KVB-rad customers, have to pay an annual fee of 3 ...
On Tuesday, 18th. September we launched our new bike sharing system in Mönchengladbach in cooperation with our partner Santander Consumer Bank AG. The bikes can be rented with any nextbike account and cost 1€ /30 minutes at basic rate.More Information on nextbike.de/mönchengladbach.Photo from right to left: Mayor Hans Wilhelm Reiners, Head of Public Policy Santander Consumer Bank AG Sebastian Fairhurst, City Manager Dr. Gregor Bonin and Head of Sponsoring nextbike GmbH Jan Gewinner.
This week we launched our second bike sharing system in the Ukraine. No one else but Kiev's major Vitalo Klitschko and our CEO Ralf Kalupner were there to open the scheme.Find more information about nextbike Kiev here.
Our colleagues from nextbike UK together with the University of Surrey just launched the new scheme in the south of England. From now on 50 bikes are available at 8 stations. Find more information about the scheme here.
Am Wochenende ist nextbike in Lahr offiziell gestartet. Im Auftrag der Stadt Lahr werden 40 Pedelecs (elektrische Fahrräder) zur Verfügung gestellt. Die Räder sind rund um die Uhr an 3 Stationen verfügbar: Bahnhof, Rathausplatz, LGS-Kleingartenpark. SOMMERAKTION Schnapp dir eines von 300 Jahrestickets mit 50% Rabatt! So einfach geht‘s: Registriere dich kostenlos per nextbike App oder direkt am Verleihterminal. Die ersten 300 Jahrestarif-Abonnenten bekommen den Jahrestarif zum halben Preis:...
MVG-Rad keep rolling! The bike sharing system of the Munich public transport company MVG is operated by nextbike and can score yet another success.After recently being commissioned to expand the scheme by 2000 bikes and the administrative district of Munich we are now able to record the millionth rental as well a the 100.000. customer. We can't wait to see what else this year might bring.
For those who remember: In fall 2017 we brought a huge fleet of bikes to Bonn already. Not for the public these days but for the participants of the United Nations Climate Change Conference. We received a lot of positive feedback from Bonn's citizens and quite a few sad reactions when we removed the fleet again. But now we're coming back - and this time we will stay! In fall we will launch our bike sharing system with 900 bikes and a mixed system of stations and flex zones.Stay tuned!
On monday, June 19th, we launched a new bike sharing system in cooperation with WESER KURIER in Bremen. Initially there are 325 bikes available at 43 stations. Later we will expand the system by another 125 bikes. Get more information about WK-Bike on wk-bike.de.
On sunday our SmartBike bike sharing scheme was opened in New Delhi by India's Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and present Miss World Manushi Chhillar during the Wold Bicycle Day ceremony.
Three years ago we together with the Cologne public transport company KVB launched the KVB-Rad. Many events could be chalked up as a success since then. We enlarged the flex zone, had 2,1 Mio rentals and a rental record already in April this year. We're anxious to see what's to come.
Get the chance to win an unforgettable trip to the opening game of the German national team against Mexicoat the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ on June 17th. 2018.Here's how you can take part.
nextbike is delighted to announce the launch of a new bike-sharing scheme in Gießen, Germany. The initial rollout includes 100 bikes, which will increase to 300 over the coming weeks. Students of the city's Justus Liebig University will benefit from special rates. For more information, click here. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody involved, and wish you all happy cycling!
Business magazine brand eins Wissen just awarded nextbike for being one of the most innovative companies in Germany. In the transportation and logistics branche nextbike gained 3 out of 4 possible stars among smaller and medium-sized companies.
While the German winter does its best to keep us cold you can now enjoy the nextbike feeling in just another much warmer region of the earth. Together with Smartbike Mobility and the Hyderabad Bicycling Club we just launches a scheme in India's metropolis Hyderabad. Further projects in India are already in the pipeline.
We wish you all a happy new year. May it hold as many adventures as possible for you. Keep cycling - the more the better - and do something good for yourself and the environment.All the best from your nextbike team
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Arnold Schwarzenegger takes the nextbike to get around sustainably at the UN-Climate Change Conference COP 23 in Bonn these days.Representatives of politics, economy and science gather together at COP23 to discuss climate change and climate protection. Besides prominent figures that are committed to climate protection are invited, too.
Yesterday, Nov 6th 2017, the United Nations Climate Change Conference has started in Bonn/Germany. The conference expects up to 25.000 participants to arrive from all over the world.They are provided electric cars and also 600 nextbikes for a climate friendly locomotion during the conference.We wish everyone on-site happy cycling and fruitful conference days - for a greener planet!
nextbike Berlin and Deezer are cooperating with each other in Berlin now and renamed the local system Deezer nextbike.With abour 12 million activ users in more than 185 countries Deezer is currently the most diverse and most personal audio streaming service. Deezer Premium+ customers enjoy 30 minutes of free rental each time they need a bike in Berlin. Simply connect your accounts on deezernextbike.de.
As mobility service provider nextbike will make 600 bikes available at this year's United Nations Climate Change Conference from 6.-17.11.17 in Bonn. Every year heads of government, organisations and activists come together to diskuss the future of our planet.
After successfully launched in 2014, nextbike UK and Glasgow City Council extended the scheme by 500 new SmartBikes and 10 docking stations. Now Glasgow does not just have one of the most successful nextbike schemes but also the biggest bike sharing scheme in Scotland. Within the next years the scheme will be extended by another 500 bikes.
We have launched our biggest pedelec sharing-system in Warsaw: 100 pedelecs are available at 10 stations. The pedelecs are charged via front fork by parking in the docking station. With a fully charged battery the mid mounted engine lasts up to 70 km with a maximum speed of 25 km/h. The pedelecs and stations perfectly complement the existing system.
nextbike, one of the world’s most extensive bike share providers, successfully entered the stock market on the back of an announcement to introduce a further 200,000 bicycles across its territories. The company, founded in Leipzig in 2004 and with more than 120 projects around the globe, was unveiled on the Warsaw Stock Exchange through its subsidiary nextbike Poland. nextbike Poland is the largest company in the New Connect stock exchange segment and has invested shares in the nominal value o...
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Our Berlin service team now redistributes bikes around the city with their new bike trailers. See more pictures on Instagram.
The first European regulatory framework PEBSS (Platform for European Bicycle Sharing and System) was founded today, 12th of June, at VeloCity 2017 in the Netherlands. nextbike is an initiator and co-founder of PEBSS which wants to streamline the procurement process and develop business standards. Learn more here Photo: twitter.com/eubikeshare
Since we launched the KVB-Rad in Cologne in 2015 we can record nearly 1,2 million rentals spread over 1.450 bikes. To the 55.000 Cologne customers it does not seem to matter whether it's warm and sunny or cold and rainy - rentals per day nearly stay the same.On May 17th this year we were able to record over 5.000 rentals in one day for the first time. In average our bikes are rented about 3.000 to 3.700 times a day. Recently also the trams carry advertisments for our bikes.
It's Global Sharing Week from 4th till 11th June and we want to share a free ride with you! Redeem this voucher code in your customer account and get a one hour free ride during Global Sharing Week in Germany, Croatia, Poland, Ukraine, UK, Cyprus and Malta! -862586- Voucher valid in: Augsburg, Bath, Belfast, Bensheim, Berlin, Białystok, Bielefeld, Bochum, Bottrop, Bremen, Brinje, Bürstadt, Darmstadt, Dortmund, Dresden, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Edinburgh, Essen, Exeter, Flensburg, Frankfur...
The world’s biggest cycling conference Velo-City and PEBSS Inaugural Conference will take place from 12 June - 16 June 2017 in Arnhem-Nijmegen/ Netherlands and nextbike will be part of it as official transport partner and gold sponsor. We are providing 400 bikes for the conference guests which can be used for free during the event. Come and hear the nextbike experts at Stadsschouwburg Nijmegen at booth number 5.8/5.9 in front of the Yellow Room. See speach recommendations and more info...
Since 2012 nextbike Polska on behalf of the City of Warsaw has successfully been providing the bike sharing scheme Veturilo. Due to high demand the city had put an expansion out for tender which nextbike won again. With the start in the new season Veturilo has now 4700 bikes, e-bikes and kids‘ bikes which are available at 300 rental stations. Currently Veturilo is the biggest international nextbike scheme. Right now nextbike is setting up a new bike sharing scheme in Berlin with 5000 bikes at 70...
Eggs hunting with nextbike! Regardless if the weather is good or bad our bikes will be available during Easter in almost every nextbike city. Additionally on Easter Sunday you can hunt easter eggs on here our website. You will find soon more information on Facebook. We wish you Happy Easter!
Tonight we are planning a total system downtime of 2 hours between 2 am CET and 6 am CET (downtime approx. 2:30 - 4:30). Thanks for understanding.
We wish a Happy New Year to all our customers and partners!
Last week nextbike was honoured with a Hidden Champion Award by German television news channel n-tv. For more information please visit our blog (in German).
A golden autumn with perfect cycling weather is coming to an end and the cold season is now upon us. In most nextbike cities in Germany, we will continue our service during winter time, in certain locations with a reduced number of bikes. In order to protect the hardware from heavy weather, we will switch off the terminals at some less frequented stations, e.g. in the metropolradruhr area or in Nuremberg. No worries, rental is as usual possible via app or by calling our customer hotline....
Last Friday, the new smart bike system MVG Rad was officially launched in Munich. The system is operated by nextbike on behalf of the Munich Transport Corporation. MVG Rad currently features 1,200 bikes. Rental and return are possible 24/7 at the 25 stations. The bikes can also be returned at any public place within the flexible return zone. A total of 125 stations will be installed by the end of 2016. If you would like to use the Munich smart bike system in future, you need to sign up...
Since the beginning of August, 25 LVB Mobility Stations where you can rent and return nextbikes have been installed in Leipzig. In order to optimise our station network, we are closing several stations that are less frequented and located in close proximity to the new stations. No longer available Alternative stations Bayrischer Bahnhof/S-Bahn-Station (4027) Riemannstr. – LVB-Mobilitätsstation (4073) Hotel Radisson Blu/Augustusplatz (4037) Augustusplatz – LVB-Mobili...
We are on tour in Southern Europe: from 2 to 5 June at Velo-city in Nantes and from 8 to 10 June at the UITP World Congress in Milan.
Get out of your office, out of university or the train station – enjoy the sun, the fresh breeze and experience spring with us! In order to celebrate the fresh season, we are giving away our annual subscription card (RadCard) and other surprises. For more information visit our Facebook page!
With 30 stations in Heidelberg, Mannheim and Ludwigshafen, VRNnextbike is now available in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan area. In the second phase starting in the middle of April, more stations will be added in the three cities as well as in Speyer.
On 20th March, we celebrated the opening of the e-bike station in Waiblingen, which is our third e-bike station in the Stuttgart area.
Starting 1st March 2015, new conditions will apply to the RadCard fare: The basic fee will increase to 4€ per month. The first 30 minutes per ride will stay free of charge. After these first 30 minutes, you will be charged the normal fare of 1€ per 30 minutes and a maximum of 9€ for a 24-hour ride. The basic fee can only be paid on an annual basis. There will be no monthly payment option in future. Existing contracts will continue according to the previous conditions until the twel...
The city of Speyer will participate in the VRNnextbike project. Starting in spring 2015, you will be able to rent and return bikes in Heidelberg, Mannheim, Ludwigshafen and Speyer. You can find more information here.
According to recent weather predictions, Germany seems to be expecting another mild winter – which allows us to continue our service in many nextbike locations. Good news for all winter cycling enthusiasts amongst you. Only a few cities will be completely closed down. As seasonal demand is slowing down, we will reduce the number of bikes in certain locations. Also we will switch off the terminals at some less frequented stations in order to protect the hardware from heavy weather. However ren...
Starting next spring, nextbike’s customers will be able to cycle in Cologne. The system will start with 910 bikes. A further expansion is planned for the next years. You can find more information here.